Saturday, March 06, 2004

Anglo-norman Literature

In the 12th century the oldest substantial Anglo-Norman prose work, �The Book of Kings,� was written in England, as were many versions of the Psalter. Sanson de Nanteuil translated into verse the proverbs of Solomon, with commentary; and in the 13th century Robert of Greatham wrote the �Sunday Gospels� for a noble lady. The same century saw the beginning of the magnificent series


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