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The earliest English translation of the first three books of the De Imitatione Christi

Thomas Г  Kempis

The earliest English translation of the first three books of the De Imitatione Christi

now first printed from a ms. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, with various readings, from a ms. in the University Library, Cambridge : also the earliest printed translation of the whole work, from a copy in the British Museum ...

by Thomas Г  Kempis

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Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited, with preface, notes, and glossary, by John K. Ingram.
SeriesEarly English Text Society. Extra series -- no.63
ContributionsIngram, John Kells.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18626491M


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for the Early English Text society by K. Paul. The Online Books Page The Earliest English Translation of the First Three Books of the De Imitatione Christi, Now First Printed from a Ms. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, With Various Readings From a Ms.

in The University Library, Cambridge; Also, The Earliest Printed Translation of the Whole Work From a Copy in The British Museum. Imitatio Christi. English.

Earliest English translation of the first three books of the De imitatione Christi. London, Pub. for the Early English Text Society by K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Atkinson; Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby; John K Ingram.

The earliest English translation of the first three books of the De imitatione Christi. with various readings from a ms. in the University Library, Cambridge. Also the earliest printed translation of the whole work from a copy in the British Museum (books I-III by William Atkynson, D.D., book IV by the Lady Margaret, mother of K.

Henry VII. The Imitation of Christ is a Christian devotional book by Thomas à Kempis, first composed in Latin (as De Imitatione Christi) ca. – It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. The Imitation is perhaps the most widely read Christian devotional work next to the Bible, and is regarded as a devotional and Author: Thomas à Kempis.

De Imitatione Christi: Quae Dicitur Libri IV - Of the Following of Christ: In Four Books [Parallel Latin-English Edition] [Thomas a Kempis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Latin text of the Four Books of 'De Imitatione Christi' which is here printed, according to the end notes in this little volume.

The earliest English translation of the first three books of the De imitatione Christi, now first printed from a ms. in the library of Trinity college, Dublin, with various readings from a ms. in the University library, Cambridge.

The Earliest English Translation of the First Three Books of the De Imitatione Christi, Now First Printed From a MS. in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, with Various Readings From a MS.

in the University Library, Cambridge. John K. Ingram (editor, notes). References: Augustin De Backer, Essai Bibliographique sur le Livre De Imitatione Christi, a; Copinger, 'On the English Translations of the Imitatio Christi' (), pp. The Payne translation, which first appeared inis a Protestant translation which omits the fourth book of the original, dealing with the (Catholic) Mass.

Book Condition: Early English Text Society / Oxford University Press (London), 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches tall brown embossed cloth hardbound in pubisher's unclipped dust jacket, gilt lettering to front cover and spine, gilt EETS logo to front cover, lxxxix, pp.

A very good to near fine copy with no discernible faults, in a very good dust jacket which is nicely preserved and displayed in 5/5(1). The Imitation of Christ (Latin: De Imitatione Christi) by Thomas à Kempis is a Christian devotional book. It was first composed in Latin ca. – It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a : à Kempis Thomas.

Atkynson translated the first three books of the Imitatio from the original Latin but printed the fourth book, as the heading within the text states, "at the commaundement of Margarete," Countess of Richmond and Derby, mother of King Henry VII, "and by the same prynces [princess] traunslated oute of frenche."Author: Katherine Parr.

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first applied to the whole book in the Nuremberg Edition of Somalius was the first who, in I, divided the chapters into paragraphs, and the division of these into versicles was later still. * Preface to the earliest English translation of the first three books from a MS. in the Library of T.C.D., edited for the Early English Text.

The Imitation of Christ (Latin: De Imitatione Christi) by Thomas à Kempis is a Christian devotional book. It was first composed in Latin ca It is a handbook for spiritual life arising from the Devotio Moderna movement, of which Kempis was a member. The earlier was from the French version of the fourth book, "De Sacramento," of the treaties De Imitations Christi, printed by Wynkyn de Worde in with the translation of the first three books by Dr.

William Atkynson,1 a study undertaken at Lady Margaret's command.2 Her second translation, printed by Wynkyn de Worde as a separate. The Imitation of Christ, by Thomas Kempis, is a classic work that has inspired many for centuries.

James Watkins set out to edit the title to bring it to a modern generation with a modern English rendering of the title/5. The Imitation of Christ is the work of at least three men: Gerard Groote, Florent Radewijns, and Thomas a Kempis.

The first two were founders of the Brethren of the Common Life, a lay religious society that flourished in the Netherlands from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century/5.

Earliest copies rarely included all four books and the title De Imitatione Christi is taken from the first words of Book One. The earliest manuscript of Book One dates back towith all four books represented in a manuscript dated three years later. 9 The autograph manuscript of lists them in the same order as this translation: advice.

IN his dedication 1 of the first English translation of this book, "To the Verie Venerable, His most honored deare Lady Marie Tredway First Abesse of Sion. Canonesses Regulars of S. Augustins Order established at Paris. And to her vertuous daughters," the Rev. "Thomas Carre" (for forty years their chaplain) wrote thus: "I tooke the libertie in the year Imitatio Christi.

English Title: The Imitation of Christ Note: Translation of Imitatio Christi Language: English: LoC Class: BV: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Christianity: Practical theology, Worship: Subject: Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Early works to Subject: Spiritual life -- Catholic Church -- Early works to Subject.

The Imitation of Christ (De imitatione Christi) by Thomas a Kempis (Thomas of Kempen) is the second-most widely read book in the Christian world, next to the Bible.

The Imitation of Christ consists of four treatises, which are called books: the Book One - Two- Three - Four. There are approximatly extant manuscript copies of the work, created in the fifteenth century.

Of the imitation of Christ; four books. By Thomas a Kempis. Translated from the Latin. First complete American edition () (Reprint) by Imitatio Christi.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at translation () of the three authentic books. Both here and in the later editions, most of which include all four books, her author-ship is acknowledged.

The second, also published under her name, was of Denis de Leeuwis' Speculum aureum animce peccatricis.' The two earliest editions of this translation to be dated are of The Earliest English Translation of the First Three Books of the 'De Imitatione Christi'. London: K. Paul Trench, Trubner, for the Early English Text Society, also published as Middle English Translations of 'De Imitatione Christi'.

Millwood, NY: Kraus Reprint, Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat. Buy The Imitation of Christ: the First English Translation of the `Imitatio Christi' (Early English Text Society Original Series) New Ed by Biggs, B.J.H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Lady Margaret's translation of the fourth book of Thomas à Kempis' De imitatione Christi was the first in English. Published in with Bookstranslated by William Atkinson.

We reprint Pynson's edition notable for the clarity of its texts and woodcuts. Her translation from a French version of the anonymous text Speculum aureum Author: Lee Cullen Khanna.

In Christian theology, the Imitation of Christ is the practice of following the example of Jesus. In Eastern Christianity, the term Life in Christ is sometimes used for the same concept. The ideal of the Imitation of Christ has been an important element of both Christian ethics and spirituality.

References to this concept and its practice are found in the earliest Christian documents, e.g. The Earliest English Translation of the First Three Books of the De Imitatione Christi, now First Printed from a MS.

in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, with Various Readings from a MS. in the University Library, Cambridge. Also the Earliest Printed Translation of the whole Work from a copy in the British Museum (Books I-III by William. The first printed French copies appeared at Toulouse The earliest German translation was made in by J.

de Bellorivo and is preserved in Cologne. The editions in German began at Augsburg in The first English translation () was by William Atkinson and Margaret, mother of Henry VII., who did the fourth book. The first English translation of the De Imitatione Christi exists thanks to an anonymous Carthusian monk of the Sheen Anglorum Charterhouse, a monastery founded in Flanders in by English refugees.

His translation of Kempis’s Latin manuscript—finished in the late s—was made as early as Author: Jr. Jay Magill. The Coventry Leet Book, or Mayor's Register, Vol. 3: Containing the Records of the City Court Leet or View of Frankpledge, A. with Divers Other Matters Early English Text Society of 1 users.

earliest English translation of the first three books of the "De Imitatione Christi", now first printed from a ms. in the library of Trinity College, Dublin, with various readings from a ms.

in the University library, Cambridge. Originally written in the Latin, a French translation was made as early aswhich still remains in manuscript.

The first printed French copies appeared in Toulouse, The earliest German translation was made in and is preserved in Cologne, and printed editions in German begin with the Augsburg edition of Entry for 'Kempis, Thomas a' - Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia, with it's nea entries and 17 millin words, dwarfs modern Bible encyclopedias with the depth of knowledge.

Bulletin de l’Institut Historique Belge de Rome 21 (): Beaufort, Margaret. The Earliest English Translation of De imitatione Christi. John K. Ingram, ed. [EETS e.s. 63]. London: Early English Text Society, Behrens, Betty. “A. According to W B Carnochan's 'Where Did Great Books Come From Anyway', Lubbock offered an earlier version of his list in a lecture given at the Working Men's College in London, apparently in early January ; this list, edited at least for organizational purposes, was published in the Pall Mall Gazette, January An edited version of Lubbock's lecture, with list included, was .The De imitatione Christi went through no fewer offered her Latin translation of Book I and English translation of Books I-V of Eusebius’ six and three respectively; Bacon’s first set.The first printed French copies appeared at Toulouse in The earliest German translation was made in by J.

de Bellorivo and is preserved in Cologne. The editions in German began at Augsburg in The first English translation () was by William Atkinson and Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, who did the fourth book.