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The Icelandic Legend of Saint Dorothy.

By: Wolf, Kirsten.

Price: $17.60

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. PIMS.: 1997

Seller ID: 27377

ISBN: 0888441304

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 132 pp. Studies and Texts 130. From the half-title page: "This volume presents an edition of the Icelandic translation of the legend of Saint Dorothy, extant in a single manuscript . . . written in the Benedictine convent at Kirkjubaer . . . around 1500.The introduction examines the origin and development of the legend . . . as well as vernacular translations and adaptions of the legend and its reception by modern authors and artists. . . " As well as the extensive Introduction, there is side-by-side texts in Latin and Icelandic - "De sancta Dorothea" and ... View more info