By Marie Nelson
The tales of lady heroes of outdated English poetry were extra learn about than learn, yet Judith, Juliana, and Elene: 3 combating Saints now makes the tales of Judith, a feminine hero of outdated testomony instances, and Juliana and Helena, who lived within the patristic period, newly obtainable. every one new tale is observed through a dealing with previous English textual content and an Afterword that, with no over-reliance on serious jargon, offers cognizance to Marie Nelson's personal translation thoughts and to her understanding of decisions Anglo-Saxon translators made as they re-created the lives of lady heroes for readers in their personal time.
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