faroþ

faroþ, n.n: the floating of the waves, a billow, the shore.

waves

Image: Miniature of St Cuthbert praying to God to change the winds beside the river Tyne; miniature of two monks at the monastery of Tynemouth praying for the safety of those blown away in a gale, from Chapter 3 of Bede’s prose Life of St Cuthbert, England (Durham), 4th quarter of the 12th century, Yates Thompson MS 26, ff. 10v-11r.  From A Menagerie of Miracles: The Illustrated Life of St Cuthbert on the British Library Medieval Manuscripts blog.

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