Nordisk Forskningsinstitut

Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum (ca. 731)

Note
CPL 1375

Evidence for the work

Máldagar

(55) Hólastaðr , 1396
Entry:
Þetta j fatabwri. ecclesiastica hystoria. a tueymr bokum.
Source bibliography:
Diplomatarium Islandicum. Ed: Jón Sigurðsson. København 1857-1972. p. III 612
Identification is Unknown
Research bibliography:
Olmer, Emil:Boksamlinger på Island (1179-1490). In: Göteborg Högskolas Årsskrift8 pp. VIII-84: p. 17
Note:
ambiguous entry; to all likelihood, the record refers to either Rufinus' translation of Eusebius' Church History or the translation of the Tripartite Church History by Epiphanius Scholasticus and Cassiodorus. Olmer identifies the entry as Eusebius' work or a recension of it.

Old Norse quotations

(1590) Íslendingabók (1122-1133)
Old Norse text:
andlát Grégóríús páfa, þess es kristni kom á England, at því es talit es. En hann andaðisk á ǫðru ári konungdóms Fócó keisara, dciiii vetrum eptir burð Kirsts at almannatali
Latin text:
anno Dominicæ incarnationis sexcentesimo quinto, beatus papa Gregorius, postquam sedem Romanæ et apostolicæ ecclesiæ tredecim annos, menses sex, et dies decem gloriosissime rexit, defuncuts est ... Rexit autem ecclesiam temporibus imperatorum Mauricii et Focatis. Secundo autem ejusdem Focatis anno transiens ex hac vita migravit ad veram quæ in cælis est vitam (Hist. Eccles. Lib. 2, Cap. 1)
Identification is Likely
Research bibliography:
Ólafía Einarsdóttir:Studier i Kronologisk Metode i tidlig islandsk Historieskrivning . Stockholm 1964. (13): p. 24-28