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DIMEV 2943
IMEV 1784
NIMEV 1784
Jesu upon a time he bade / His disciples as they were stead
Gospel, ‘In Oct. apostolorum Petri et Pauli’, in the ‘expanded’ Northern Homily Cycle
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 222rc-222vb
First Lines:
Ihesu vppon a tyme he bad
His disciplus as þei weore stad…
Last Lines:
…To þe Ioyes bi alle weies
Wher of heore tonges ben made keies
Attributed Title: Iussit Ihesu discipilos suos ascendere (f. 222rc)
Facsimiles:
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.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Proprium Sanctorum, Zusatz-Homilien des Ms. Vernon fol. CCXV zur nördlichen Sammlung der Domicalia evangelia.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 81 (1888): 83-114, 300-21: 112.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], f. 25va-25vc
First Lines:
IHesu vppon a tyme he bad
His disciplus as þei weore stad…
Last Lines:
…To þe Ioyes bi alle wei
Wher of heore tonges ben made keies
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.