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IMEV 395
NIMEV 395
As Jesu wide about went / He saw a man sit present
Gospel In festo S. Matthei, in ‘expanded’ Northern Homily Cycle — in couplets
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle ; In festo S. Matthei
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel; Matthew, saint, feast of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 225rb-225va
First Lines:
AS Ihesu wide a boute went
He sai a Mon sitte present…
Last Lines:
…Þorwh goode dedes also doynge
Þat grace vs graunte heuene kynge Amen
Attributed Title: Videt Ihesu hominem sedentem in (f. 225rb)
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: 309.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], f. 28ra-28rc
First Lines:
AS Ihesus wide aboute went
He sai a Mon sitte present…
Last Lines:
…Þorwh goode dedus also doinge
Þat grace vs graunte heuene kynge Amen.
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.