threshold of Anglo-Saxon by A. J. Wyatt

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Published by The University press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] .

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  • English language -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- Readers

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Statementby A.J. Wyatt.
LC ClassificationsPE139 .W83
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 126 p.
Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL16548835M

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Originally published inand first published as this second edition inthis volume was created with the intention of bringing some of the most interesting passages in Anglo-Saxon prose and poetry within the range of the beginner. The volume is chiefly comprised of passages from The Chronicle and : Wyatt, Alfred John, b.

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