IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1001: Writing and Reading Manuscripts in Anglo-Saxon England

Wednesday 14 July 2004, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, University of Manchester
Organiser:Kathryn Powell, Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, University of Manchester / Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, University of Cambridge
Moderator/Chair:Kathryn Powell, Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, University of Manchester / Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, University of Cambridge
Paper 1001-aThe Goda Gospels and English Manuscript Production in the Reign of Edward the Confessor
(Language: English)
Rebecca Rushforth, Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic, University of Cambridge
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1001-bThe Mise-en-Page of the Tiberius B.v Wonders of the East
(Language: English)
Alun James Ford, Department of English & American Studies, University of Manchester
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Language and Literature - Latin, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1001-cAn Old English Source for a Latin Text: The Case of Hatton 115
(Language: English)
Maria Cesario, School of Arts, Languages & Cultures, University of Manchester
Index terms: Language and Literature - Old English, Language and Literature - Latin, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Abstract

This session is designed to showcase reasearch on Anglo-Saxon manuscripts conducted by post-graduate students at Manchester. The first paper concerens the production of manuscript in late Anglo-Saxon England; the second paper theorizes the interaction of text and images in a particular manuscript; the third paper presents manuscript evidence for the translation of a prognostic text from Old English into Latin.