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Marius was a good man from Cappadocia I-come
Life of St. Marius, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Marius, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 217v-218v
First Lines:
Marius was a good man fram capadosye I come
wit his wif & his to sonys to þe borw of rome…
Last Lines:
…Now Ihesu þat is in heuene þou art so fre & hende
Graunte vs þat we mote alle þedir wende
Attributed Title: Seint marius & his vif & his to sonis (f. 217v)
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: 382-4.