Cædmon's Hymn

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Cædmon's Hymn

by Cædmon

The only known survivor from Cædmon's oeuvre is his Hymn. The poem is known from 21 manuscript copies, making it the best-attested Old English poem after Bede's "Death Song" (35 witnesses) and the best attested in the poetic corpus in manuscripts copied or owned in the British Isles during the Anglo-Saxon period. The Hymn also has by far the most complicated known textual history of any surviving Anglo-Saxon poem.Excerpted from Cædmon#Cædmon's Hymn on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Versions of Cædmon's Hymn include:

Northumbrian aelda rescension:

West Saxon eorðan rescension: