The Influence of Christianity on the Vocabulary of Old English Poetry, Parte1

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University of Illinois, 1919 - 151 páginas
 

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Página 42 - December Giuli, eodem quo Januarius nomine, vocatur. Incipiebant autem annum ab octavo Calendarum Januariarum die, ubi nunc natale Domini celebramus. Et ipsam noctem nunc nobis sacrosanctam, tune gentili vocabulo Modranicht, id est, matrum noctem, appellabant, ob causam, ut suspicamur, ceremoniarum quas in ea pervigiles agebant.
Página 98 - Britain sold without scruple to the merchants of the Continent their countrymen, and even their own children. Their religion was accommodated to their manners, and their manners were perpetuated by their religion. In their theology they acknowledged no sin but cowardice, and revered no virtue but courage. Their gods they appeased with the blood of human victims. Of a future life their notions were faint and wavering; and if the soul were fated to survive the body, to quaff ale out of the skulls of...
Página 72 - Adjuva nos, Deus salutaris noster: et propter gloriam nominis tui, Domine, libera nos; et propitius esto peccatis nostris, propter nomen tuum.
Página 38 - ... quia si fana eadem bene constructa sunt, necesse est ut a cultu daemonum in obsequio veri Dei debeant commutari ; ut dum gens ipsa eadem fana sua non videt destrui, de corde errorem deponat, et Deum verum cognoscens ac adorans, ad loca quae consuevit, familiarius concurrat.
Página 45 - August would come hldjmassan dag (Lammas), 140, in the early English Church celebrated as a harvest festival, at which loaves of bread, made from the first ripe wheat, were consecrated. In the Roman Calendar it is the festival of St. Peter's Chains, originally a dedication feast of a church of the apostle at Rome, perhaps held on that day or selected to replace the heathen festivities that occurred on the first day of August.1* In the Menology the harvest season is emphasized in connection with the...
Página 43 - Eostur-monath, qui nunc paschalis mensis interpretatur, quondam a dea illorum quae Eostre vocabatur, et cui in illo festa celebrabant, nomen habuit, a cujus nomine nunc paschale tempus cognominant; consueto antiquae observationis vocabulo gaudia novae solemnitatis vocantes.
Página 122 - Their gods they appeased with the blood of human victims. Of a future life their notions were faint and wavering ; and if the soul were fated to survive the body, to quaff ale out of the skulls of their enemies, was to be the great reward of the virtuous ; to lead a life of hunger and inactivity, the endless punishment of the wicked.
Página 141 - Christ emu in in der altwestnordischen Dichtung. L. Latin. MacG. MacGillivray, The Influence of Christianity on the Vocabulary of Old English. NED. New English Dictionary. OE. Old English. OFris. Old Frisian. OHG. Old High German. ON. Old Norse. OS. Old Saxon. OTeut. Original Teutonic. Rankin, VIII and IX.
Página 38 - ... ad laudem Dei in esu suo animalia occidant, et donatori omnium de satietate sua gratias referant ; ut dum eis aliqua exterius gaudia reservantur, ad interiora gaudia consentire facilius valeant. Nam duris mentibus simul omnia abscidere impossibile esse non dubium est, quia et is, qui summum locum ascendere nititur, gradibus vel passibus, non autem saltibus elevatur.
Página 44 - According to the Sarum Breviary, the Festum Reliquiarum was celebrated on the Sunday after the feast of the Translation of St. Thomas of Canterbury (July 7), and it was to be kept as a greater double 'wherever relics are preserved or where the bodies of dead persons are buried.' "8 96. Relics are only twice referred to in OE. poetry, the learned term reliquias, m., being used, though the subject must have occupied a prominent place in the mind of both ecclesiastics and the people. Already at the...

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