The Annotators of the Codex Bezae: (with Some Notes on Sortes Sanctorum)

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C.J. Clay, 1901 - Bible - 184 pages
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This book includes some insightful observations about marginalia in Codex D which may otherwise puzzle readers of the manuscript. Those who aspire to study Codex D should consider Harris' book essential reading.

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Page 101 - music and joyful acclamations, the chief figure in the procession being the Green George, a young fellow clad from head to foot in green birch branches. At the close of the ceremonies the Green George, that is an effigy of him, is thrown into the water
Page 95 - celebrated at the hottest time of the year, her grove shone with a multitude of torches, whose ruddy glare was reflected by the waters of the lake; and throughout the length and breadth of Italy the day was kept with holy rites at every domestic hearth.
Page 101 - In Carinthia, on St George's day (the twenty-third of April), the young people deck with flowers and garlands a tree which has been felled on the eve of the festival. The tree is then carried in procession, accompanied
Page 96 - Maiae Mercurium creastis Idus. Augustis redit Idibus Diana. Octobres Maro consecravit Idus. Idus saepe colas et has, et illas, Qui magni celebras Maronis Idus.
Page 42 - to the end of the ninth or the beginning of the tenth century. This
Page 119 - et iterum sol ad claram lucem revertitur, sic et animus tuus, unde dubius esse videris in brevi tempore ad claritatem pervenerit, et veniet tibi et obtinebis quod cupis Deo adjuvante,
Page 101 - In many places, however, the lad himself who plays the part of Green George is ducked in a river or pond, with the
Page 119 - has sortes mihi notum facias, qui sciens es per omnia et in omnibus, qui in sancta et in perfecta Trinitate vivis et in unitate consistis, per omnia saecula saeculorum. Amen.
Page 102 - Jupiter, indignant that a mortal man should return from the gates of death, thrust down the meddling leech himself to Hades;
Page 117 - mi drecha via per aquestas letras e per aquesta leiso e per aquestas sortz, que no m" puesca lo Diables decebre en aquesta mia bezonha, per

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