The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
The sun is brighter than the moon
In praise of the Virgin Mary — four lines translating ‘Sol luna
Subjects: Virgin Mary, songs in honour of; translations
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 230
, f. 122vb
Þe sonne is brithere þane þe mone
þane þe stere
þe louerd þat alle þinge
makede his moder herre
Note: Translating ‘Sol luna lucidior…’ which precedes
Mynors, Roger Aubrey Baskerville,
Catalogue of Manuscripts in Balliol College Library.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1962: 241.