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Gaza is a noble town in a far country
Life of St. Illarion, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Hilarion, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 190v-192
First Lines:
Gaza is a nobble toun In verre contre
In þe lond of spayne hit is so men hit telleþ me…
Last Lines:
…Now bidde we god for þe loue of seint illarion
Þat he vs graunty þat blis þat ending naueþ non
Attributed Title: Seint illarion þe holy monk (f. 190v)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Des Ms. Bodl. 779 jüngere Zusatzlegenden zur südlichen Legendensammlung.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 82 (1889): 307-422: 333-6.