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Vercelli Book


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An Old English manuscript, made in England before the year 1000, now in the possession of the chapter of Vercelli in North Italy. It contains prose sermons and about 3,500 lines of Old English poetry; its most distinguished contents are the poems The Dream of the Rood and Andreas, and two of the four signed poems of Cynewulf: Elene and The Fates of the Apostles.

Subjects: Literature.


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