The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Sometime there was a noble man
The Seuyn Sages of Rome — in short couplets; ‘B’
Title(s): The Seuyn Sages of Rome
Subjects: tales; wise men; women, against
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.17
, ff. 54ra
IN Rome was an Emperour
A man of swyth mikil honur
Book tellys vs
Is name was de occlicius…
…To that Ilke blysse bryng vs gode
That neuer in erth ȝed
Note: 3453 lines.
Attributed Title: seuene sages (RT)
The Seven Sages in English Verse.
16. London: Richards, 1846.
The Seven Sages of Rome.
o.s. 191 (1933); repr. 1988: 193-210.
The Seven Sages of Rome (Midland Version), Edited from Cambridge,
University Library, MS Dd.1.17.
EETS o.s. 324 (2005).