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King Alfred’s Old English Translation of Pope Gregory the Great’s «Regula pastoralis» and its Cultural Context

A Study and Partial Edition According to All Surviving Manuscripts Based on Cambridge, Corpus Christi College 12


Carolin Schreiber

Contents: Origin and Contents of Gregory the Great’s Regula pastoralis – The Reception of Gregory’s Regula pastoralis in Early Medieval Europe – The Cultural Context of the Old English Translation – The Latin Text Underlying King Alfred’s Translation – The Method of Translation – The Manuscripts of the Old English Pastoral Care – The Language of King Alfred’s Translation – The Later Manuscripts of the Pastoral Care.