Bewnans Ke: The Life of St. Ke
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Bewnans Ke: The Life of St. Ke

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In 2000, a sixteenth-century manuscript containing a copy of a previously unknown play in Middle Cornish, probably composed in the second half of the fifteenth century, was discovered among papers bequeathed to the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.

This eagerly awaited edition of the play, published in association with the National Library of Wales, offers a conservat...more
Hardcover, 488 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by University of Exeter Press
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The available corpus of medieval Cornish is small enough that a new addition is a cause for great rejoicing and this is the first new significant find in the last half century. Like much of the Middle Cornish corpus, this is the script of a play focusing on religious themes ... although rather delightfully, the latter part of the text then skips to an entirely different work with Arthurian themes. The presentation is given with an edited version of the original text and an English translation on...more
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