Information on cmbenrul-m3

PPCME2 information

Text name The Northern Prose Rule of St. Benet
File name cmbenrul-m3
Manuscript Lansdowne 378, British Library, London
Date a1425
Dialect Northern
Genre Rule
Edition Kock, Ernst A. 1902. The Northern prose version of the Rule of St. Benet. In Ernst A. Kock (ed.), Three Middle-English versions of the Rule of St. Benet and two contemporary rituals for the ordination of nuns. EETS O.S. 120. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.
Sample Pp. 1-47, exhaustive

This manuscript represents the earliest extensive Northern prose. According to Kock, it is not a close translation of the Latin rule.

Helsinki Corpus information

File name CMBENRUL
Text identifier M3 IR RULE BENEDME
Text name BEN RULE ME
Author X
Period M3
Date of original 1350-1420
Date of manuscript 1350-1420
Contemporaneity CONTEMP
Dialect NL
Verse or prose PROSE
Text type RULE
Relationship to foreign original X
Foreign original X
Relationship to spoken language WRITTEN
Sex of author X
Age of author X
Social rank of author X
Audience description X
Participant relationship X
Interaction X
Setting X
Prototypical text category INSTR REL