The Middle English glossed prose psalter : edited from Cambridge, Magdalene College, MS Pepys 2498 / by Robert Ray Black and Raymond St-Jacques.

  • English
  • Latin
  • Middle English (1100-1500)
  • Middle French (ca. 1400-1600)
Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, ©2012.
2 v. ; 24 cm.


  • "This edition uses Cambridge, Magdalene College, MS Pepys 2498 as the base manuscript ... [and] includes an edition of the glossed Latin as well as an edition of all of a French exemplar from Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS fonds français 6260 ... that appears to have influenced the Middle English translators"--Back cover.
  • Includes an analysis of the language of the manuscripts by Jeremy J. Smith.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Language note
  • Texts in Middle English, Latin and Middle French; introductions and commentaries in English.
  • Includes an edition of the glossed Latin as well as an edition of a French exemplar from Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale, MS fonds francais 6260.
  • V. 1. Abbreviations ; List of figures and plates ; Introduction ; The text ; Descriptions of the manuscripts; Cambridge, Magdalene College, MS Pepys 2498 (P); Princeton University, Scheide Library, MS Scheide 143 (S); Dublin, Trinity College, MS 69 (T); London, British Library, MS additional 17376 (A); Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS fonds franca̦is 6260 (F) ; Language of the manuscripts / Jeremy J. Smith; Text P; Text A; Texts S and T; Characteristics of MEGPP; Glosses by substitution and addition; MEGPP as unique; Relation between the Latin and the Middle English ; P as base text ; Stemma ; Characteristics shared among the manuscripts; Illuminations; Numbering of the Psalms and verses; Psalter divisions; Tituli and headings; Other shared characteristics ; Canticles ; Influence of a French text; Word order; Idiosyncratic terms in F used literally by MEGPP; Loan words; Variant and erroneous readings; Glossator; Place of MEGPP among English glossed Psalters; Editorial procedure : Middle English text; Middle English Psalms; Middle English variants
  • v. 2. Introduction to volume 2; Editorial procedure : Latin text; Editorial procedure : French text ; Glossed Latin Psalter verses ; Commentary : Latin verses ; French translation of the glossed prose Psalter ; Commentary : French Psalter ; Commentary on Middle English text ; Appendices; Appendix 1 : Manuscript notes to Pepys MS 2498; Appendix 2 : Select list of Middle English variants; Appendix 3 : Dominus, Deus, Et, Esse ; Glossary ; Bibliography.
Other title(s)
  • Bible. Psalms. English. 2012.
  • Bible. Psalms. Latin. 2012.
  • Bible. Psalms. French. 2012.
  • 9783825361280 ((pt. 1))
  • 3825361284 ((pt. 1))
  • 9783825361297 ((pt. 2))
  • 3825361292 ((pt. 2))
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