Author:Benjamin Thorpe

Benjamin Thorpe


  • Analecta Anglo-Saxonica, 1834
  • Northern Mythology in three volumes (1851).
  • Elder Edda (1866).
  • Anglo-Saxon Version of the Story of Apollonius of Tyre, upon which is founded the play of “Pericles,” from a MS., with a Translation and Glossary (Apollonius the Tyrian Prince)

His other works include:

  • Ancient Laws and Institutes of England (1840), an English translation of the laws enacted under the Anglo-Saxon kings
  • The Holy Gospels in Anglo-Saxon (1842)
  • Codex Exoniensis (1842), a collection of Anglo-Saxon poetry with English translation
  • The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church (translation, 1844)
  • an English translation of Dr Lappenburg's History of England under the Anglo-Saxon Kings (1845)
  • Anglo-Saxon Poems of Beowulf (1855), a translation
  • an edition for the Rolls Series of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (1861)
  • Diplomatarium Anglicum aevi saxonici (1865),
  • The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle according to the Several Original Authorities (1861)

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