Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain: Reproduced from MS. Cotton Nero A.X.

This may be the greatest book I have ever owned. If you know me, that’s saying a lot. Medievalists, scholars, linguists, I present to you the Early English Text Society facsimile of the Cotton Nero A.x containing Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, … Continue reading

Beowulf: Facsimile of British Museum MS. Cotton Vitellius A xv with a transliteration (Early English Text Society)

This Beowulf facsimile is worth the cost for any serious Anglo-Saxon scholar. I would advise anyone interested to do whatever it takes to save up for a copy—sell your organs for quick cash, charge freshmen exorbitant prices to write their … Continue reading