Der Heliand : in Simrocks übertragung und die bruchstücke der altsachsischen Genesis. Karl Joseph Simrock, eingeleitet von Andreas Heusler.
Der Heliand : in Simrocks übertragung und die bruchstücke der altsachsischen Genesis

Der Heliand : in Simrocks übertragung und die bruchstücke der altsachsischen Genesis

Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1933.

Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. Item #12847

Light tone, light wear; Dust Jacket spine sunned, 1/4" corner tear with creasing, small head chip, otherwise light wear; Slipcase sunned, light foxing, light wear. Crisp hardcover. ; German language. Undated, but 4 und 5 Tausends, 1933 printing. The Heliand was "An alliterative interpretation of a Gospel Harmony, the “Diatessaron” (“Through the Four [Gospels],” usually ascribed to Tatian the Assyrian, ca. A.D. 150-160), written in Old Saxon and adapted for semi-Christianized Saxons and chanted in monastery refectories and mead halls, addressed mainly to young Saxon novitiates being trained in biblical knowledge, and to the Saxon warrior-nobility." - Brian Regan. The scholarly translation by Simrock was first published in 1856. Reprinted by Insel in attractive hardcover in dust jacket with slipcase. ; 189 pages.

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