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IMEV 3933
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When Christ was risen from dead to life
Gospel, ‘In die Ascensionis’, in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For a wholly distinct version see 2588.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel; Ascension, feast of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 126v-127v
First Lines:
When criste was risen fro dede to lyue
To his dissiplis he made him ryue…
Last Lines:
…Als ȝe may se here be a tale
þat oure hertes to him aght to hale
Editions:
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 191vb-191vc
First Lines:
Whon crist was rise from deþ to lyue
To his disciples he made him ryue…
Last Lines:
…As ȝe may here sen bi a tale
Þat ouȝte vr hertes to him hale
Attributed Title: Recumbentibus vndecim discipulis (f. 191vb)
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.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], p. 203
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, f. 129v
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, f. 75
6.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 192vb
7.Source: London, British Library Harley 4196, f. 94
Note: Last 33 lines only.
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 39rb
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 93-94
First Lines:
When cryste was ressyn fra dede to lyfe
Tyll hys folowers he made hym ryfe…
Last Lines:
…als ȝe may se here be a tale to schew
þat aght oure hertes to cryste drawe
Attributed Title: In die ascencione domini Secundum Marcum (f. 93)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 107v-108v
First Lines:
When crist was rysyn fro dede to lyue
To his foloweris he made hym ryue…
Last Lines:
…As ȝe may se here by a tale
Þat aght oure hertys to hym hale
Attributed Title: In die ascensionis domini (f. 107v)