The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 2473
IMEV 1469
NIMEV 1469
In Antioch beyond the sea
Pelagia: Narratio in the Northern Homily Cycle
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: Pelagia, saint
Versification: — two-line — aa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 208vb-209vc
First Lines:
IN Antioche bi ȝonde þe see
A wommon woned I[n] a Citee…
Last Lines:
…And so to lyue þat we may
Come to þe at vr endyng day AMEN.
Attributed Title: Þe conuersioun of Pelagie (f. 208vb)
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Horstmann, Carl. “Die Evangelien-Geschichten der Homiliensammlung des Ms. Vernon.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 57 (1877): 241-316: 300-5.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 195v-202
First Lines:
IN antyoche beȝonde þe se
A womane woned in a cite…
Last Lines:
…Come to þi ioye þat lastis aye
Lorde lene vs grase þat it so be
Amen amen per charite
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 130-133
First Lines:
In antioche be ȝonde þe se
A woman wond in o cite…
Last Lines:
…And so to lyf þat we may
Come to þe yoi þat lastes ay
Note: Formerly included as part of 2766.
4.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 13rc-14rb
First Lines:
IN Antioch bi ȝonde þe see
A wommon woned in a Citee…
Last Lines:
…And so to lyue þat we may
Come to þe at vre endyng day. Amen
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014;
5.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 155v-162
First Lines:
In Antioche be ȝonde þe see
A woman wonnyde in a Cite…
Last Lines:
…Lorde leue be grace þat it swa be
Amene Amene for charite
6.Source: London, British Library Harley 2391, f. 216
7.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 55vb
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 168-173
First Lines:
In a contre be ȝond þe se
A woman wonnyd in a cyte…
Last Lines:
…And so to lyue here þat we may
Cum to þe at oure enynd day
Attributed Title: narracio (f. 168)
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 158v-164v
First Lines:
In Anttyge be ȝonde þe se
A woman wonnede in a cyte…
Last Lines:
…ad swa to lyfe þat we may
Come tyll þe at oure endyng day