Old English Poems Old English Poems

Old English Poems

Publisher Description

The titles Maxims I (A, B and C) and Maxims II refer to pieces of Old English gnomic poetry. The poem Maxims I can be found in the Exeter Book and Maxims II is located in a lesser known manuscript, London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius B i. Maxims I and Maxims II are classified as wisdom poetry, being both influenced by wisdom literature, such as the Psalms and Proverbs of the Old Testament scriptures. Although they are separate poems of diverse contents, they have been given a shared name because the themes throughout each poem are similar.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
March 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
177
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
196.9
KB

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