Talk:Ecgbert of York

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BetacommandBot 10:14, 29 September 2007 (UTC)


Michael Lapidge's little article on Ecgberht in the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England credits him with the Dialogus, but says "other works which pass under Ecgberht's name, such as the Excarpsum de canonibus catholicorum patronum, or 'Penitential of Ecgberht' in Paris, BN, lat. 10575, are certainly spurious". As an aside, I have an undoubtedly public domain image of a coin of Ecgberht's, only it's rather small and blurry. I'm hoping I'll have more luck printing out a pdf image and then scanning that. We shall see. Angus McLellan (Talk) 21:55, 9 November 2007 (UTC)

Go ahead and add that in. We're still working off some of the 1911 text on here, I think, or at least someone else's text. The DNB shows the Dialogus as his, but I didn't see ANYTHING on the Pontificale anywhere I looked. I will admit that I'm not the best on who wrote what thing in Latin, all the titles tend to swim together in my brain after all these years. And I swear, did everyone have to write a Summa??? Ealdgyth | Talk 22:44, 9 November 2007 (UTC)