spell-bōc, f.n: a book of homilies. [SPELL-BOK]
For this week’s Wordhord Wednesday post, take a closer look at this Anglo-Saxon manuscript. Read my post on Patreon.
A much damaged folio from a book of Old English homilies, including the first series of Ælfric’s Catholic Homilies. England (south-east? south-west?), fourth quarter of the 10th century to first half of the 11th century. British Library, Cotton MS Vitellius C V, fol. 5v. [bl.uk]