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IMEV 1396
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I wot a tree twelve boughs betake
Anigmata’: a riddle on the days, weeks and months of the year, translating ‘Est arbor quadam ramos retinens duodenos &c.’ — five lines
Title(s): Anigmata
Subjects: riddles; translations
Versification: — five-line — aabbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 3362, f. 33
First Lines:
I wot a tre xii bowys betake…
Editions:
Förster, Max. “Kleinere mittelenglische texte.” Anglia 42 (1918): 145-224; 43 (1919): 191: 207.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 62.
Means, Laurel. “‘Ffor as moche as yche man may not haue þe astrolabe:’ Popular Middle English Variations on the Computus.” Speculum 67 (1992): 595-623: 618.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 109.