3) ic ich i I Vices and Virtues (BM Stowe 240) 1200+ EM 183 51 4 Ancrene Riwle
Tolkien and the Ancrene Riwle
, or Two Fine and Courteous Mentors to Women's Spirits.
Weighing in at 22 kg (approximately 48 pounds), it contains copies of The Northern Homily Cycle, The South English Legendary, The Prick of Conscience, Speculum Vitae, Ancrene Riwle
, Hilton's Scale of Perfection, Piers Plowman, and a number of other works.
They include most of the important works of the era, including Piers Plowman, the Ancrene Riwle
, and the Prick of Conscience.
II, 180); and in the Ancrene Riwle
, it is associated with the Seven Deadly Sins.
Ancrene Wisse uses the example of Dina whose departure from her house invites the threat of rape; see The Ancrene Riwle
Ancrene Wisse: The English Text of the Ancrene Riwle
, Early English Text Society, no.
The readings of fourteenth-century Londoners would include, on the one hand, religious texts such as the aforementioned Mirror, Ancrene Riwle
, and excerpts from The South English Legendary, among others, while on the other hand, the corpus of romance texts collected in the Auchinleck manuscript and in Bodleian Library MS Laud misc.
22) The French Text of the Ancrene Riwle
, Edited from British Museum ms.
He instances the Latin versions of The Cloud of Unknowing, the Ancrene Riwle
, and of the visions of Elizabeth of Schonau as illustrating the ways in which the vernacular and Latin cultures could interact, with Latin by no means necessarily being prior.
8) The Ancrene Riwle
expounds divine love in terms of spouse and child.
ne dar for ferlac sturien toward sunne (The English text of the Ancrene riwle