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The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae Et Evae Hardcover – 2 Apr 2009


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Vita Adae et Evae and its offspring find their guide and historian in Professor Murdoch. He is an engaging one, but also thorough and hard-working. For decades to come, seekers of information on texts, sources, or variants will come to him. ... his work is something of a tour de force:ambitious, detailed, accurate. (Andrew Breeze, Medium Aevum 2010)

...[a] masterful study...gratitude and admiration are due to Professor Murdoch and his accomplishment, a veritable catalogue raisonné of the Life of Adam and Eve in its numerous translations and adaptations. (Johannes Magliano-Tromp The Journal of Theological Studies Vol 62 Part 2 Oct 2011)

Such a publication might even inspire non-specialists to start their own explorations into Adam and Eve's neglected past and the world of medieval storytelling or theology (Times Literary Supplement)

The Adam legends are material worth studying for several reasons, not least because they were once so present that they must have been part of the consciousness of everyone in the continent, but for precisely this reason the task of forming a picture of the whole tradition from the transmitted fragments is a jigsaw puzzle which challenges philological method at its best. In this carefully written volume, Brian Murdoch allows the layman to approach these questions with a breadth of perspective which would previously have been much harder work. (Graeme Dunphy, Literature & Theology)

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Brian Murdoch is Professor Emeritus of German in the School of Languages, Cultures and Religions at the University of Stirling. He taught in Glasgow University and at the University of Illinois in Chicago before coming to Stirling in 1972. He has been Hulsean Lecturer in Divinity at Cambridge and Speaker's Lecturer in Biblical Studies at Oxford, and gave the Waynflete Lectures at Magdalen College, Oxford. He has held Visiting Fellowships at Magdalen and Oriel in Oxford and Trinity Hall in Cambridge. He has published books, editions and articles on the Adam-literature as found in Latin, German, English, Irish, Breton and Cornish, as well as other studies of biblical material, especially on the popular Bible in European vernaculars. He has also written books on Old High German, on Cornish literature, on the Germanic heroic epic, and on modern literature concerned with the world wars.

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