Frontispiece illustration from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Identifier

Special Collections PR 2065 G3 A328 2008
Special Collections, Central Library

Abstract

British identifier MS Cotton Nero A.x is regarded as one of the most important manuscripts of Middle English poetry, and contains the only surviving copies of the narrative poems Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Patience, and Cleanness. Written in a North West Midland dialect of Middle English, the author of the poems remains unknown.

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Citation

“Frontispiece illustration from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed April 14, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/6419.