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The Exeter Book. By: Alia Khan. History of the Exeter Book. Largest Collection of Old English Literature Codex Exoniensis Written in 10 th Century Authors date back to 960-990. Top 4 Literature Manuscripts. The Junius Manuscript The Vercelli Book The Nowell Codex The Exeter Book.

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the exeter book

The Exeter Book

By: Alia Khan

history of the exeter book
History of the Exeter Book
  • Largest Collection of Old English Literature
  • Codex Exoniensis
  • Written in 10th Century
  • Authors date back to 960-990
top 4 literature manuscripts
Top 4 Literature Manuscripts
  • The Junius Manuscript
  • The Vercelli Book
  • The Nowell Codex
  • The Exeter Book
leofric and exeter cathedral library
Leofric and Exeter Cathedral Library

Leofric was the first bishop of Exeter

famous pieces
Famous Pieces
  • The Wanderer
  • The Seafarer
  • The Wife’s Lament
  • Wildsith
  • Wulf and Eadwacer
the book s appearance
The Book’s Appearance
  • 131 Leaves
  • First 8 lost
  • Large size book
contents
Contents
  • 31 poems
  • 95 riddles
first 8 pages
First 8 Pages

Saxon Monks copied the Exeter Book

damage
Damage
  • Cutting Board
  • Beer Stain
  • Burn on the last 14 pages
sources
Sources
  • Barone, Joseph. "The Exeter Book Riddles." Techno Zen. TechnoZen Group, 2000. Web. 27 Aug. 2009. <http://www.technozen.com/index1.htm>.
  • "The Exeter Anthology of Old English Poetry." Digitizing the Middle Ages. Ed. Bernard J. Muir. Web. 27 Aug. 2009. <http://www.evellum.com/>.
  • Jackson, Peter. "Exeter Book." The Literary Encyclopedia. The Literary Dictionary Company Limited, 6 June 2003. Web. 27 Aug. 2009. <http://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=5241>.
  • Grout, James. "The Exeter Book of Riddles." Encyclopedia Romana. 1 June 2009. Web. 27 Aug. 2009. <http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/britannia/anglo-saxon/flowers/enigmata.html>.
  • Boryslawski, Rafal. "The elements of Anglo-Saxon wisdom poetry in the Exeter Book riddles." Access My Library. Gale, 6 Aug. 2002. Web. 27 Aug. 2009. <http://www.accessmylibrary.com/article-1G1-106084518/elements-anglo-saxon-wisdom.html>.