Elene Judith Athelstan Or the Fight at Brunanburh

Elene  Judith  Athelstan  Or the Fight at Brunanburh

Elene Judith Athelstan Or the Fight at Brunanburh

CONTENTS. Constantine sees the vision ofthe rood . . . . . . Constantine is victorious, the sign is explained, and he is bnptlzed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Helena sets out on her journey in search of the cross, and arrives at Jerusalem . . . . . . . . . . . Helena summons an assembly of the Jews learned in the law, and addresses them . . . . . . . . . The Jews consult apart, and Judas states the object of the Ernprcsl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Judas gives the Jews the information dcrired from his father and grandfather . . . . . . . . . . . The Jcrvs at drst refuse to act, but Anally deliver up Judas to the Empress . . . . . . . . . . . . Judas atubboruly denies all knowledge of the matter, but after imprisonment without food consents to speak . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . They proceed to Cdvary, and Judas offers a prayer for guidance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A smoke arises, Judas digs and flnds three crosses. Test of the true cross . . . . . . . . . . . . iv CONTENTS. XI. XII. XIII. XIV. . IX. X. XII. PAGE The flend laments that he is overcome. Judas replies tohim. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Helena announces the discovery to Constantine, who orders s church to be built on the spot. Judas is baptized . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Judas is ordained bishop of Jerusalem, and his name is changed to Cyriacus. HcIenn longs to recover the nails. Judas prays, digs, and finds them . . . . . 35 The nails are made into n bit far Constantines horse. Helena admonishes all to obey Cyriacus and returns h a m e . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 The writer reflects on his work, records his nnme, and refers to the future judgment . . . . . . . . . 41 rIIolofernes prepares a banquet . . . . . . . . 44 Holofernes and his guests carouse. Judith is brought to his tent. Holofernes enters and falls on his bed in s drunken sIccp. Judith prays for help, and cuts off the head of Iiolofernes . . . . . . . . . . 45 Judith returns with the head of Ioloferncs to Bethulia. The peopIe meet her in crowds. She exhorts the warriors to salty forth at damn. They Id1 upon the Assyrians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 The Assgrinns discover the death of IToIofernes and bccome panic-stricken. The Ilebrews pursue them in flight, plunder the slain, and bestow upon Judith the arms and treasure of IIolofernes . . . . . . 53 COYTENTS. Athclstan and Edmund, with their West- mons and BIcrcians, slaughter the Scots and Ngthmen. Con stantinc and his Scots flee to their homes in the North. Anlaf and his Northmen flee across the sea to Dublin. Athelstan ancl Edmund return home in triumph, and lenvc thc corpses to the raven, the eagle, and the wolf . . . . . . . . . . . . ., . 57 Byrhtnoth and his East-Saxons are drawn up on the bank of thc Pitntn. The lviklngs herald demands tribute. Byrhtnoth angrily offers arms for tribute. Wulfstan defdnds the bridge, Byrhtnoth proudly permits the xvikings to cross. The flght rages. Byrtitnoth is wounded. He slays the foe. He is wounded again. IIe prays to God to receive his soul, and is hewn down by the lieathcn men. Godrjc flees on Hyrhtnoths horse. His brothers follow him. Xlfwine cncouragcs the men to avenge the death of their Lord.

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Elene, Judith, Athelstan, Or the Fight at Brunanburh
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CONTENTS. Constantine sees the vision ofthe rood . . . . . . Constantine is victorious, the sign is explained, and he is bnptlzed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Helena sets out on her journey in search of the
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