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Cursor Mundi

Cursor Mundi (kûr´sôr mŭn´dī), a long religious epic in Middle English relating the history of the world as recorded in the Old and New Testaments. This anonymous poem (written c.1300) is a useful record of the northern English dialect of the period.

See edition by the Early English Text Society (7 pt., 1874–93; Pt. 3 repr. 1966).

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Cursor Mundi

Cursor Mundi a northern poem dating from about 1300, surviving in seven manuscripts of about 24,000 short lines. It is founded on the works of late 12th-century Latin writers who wrote various pseudo-histories made up of hagiographic, legendary, and biblical material.

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