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  1. The Junius manuscript is one of the four major codices of Old English literature. Written in the 10th century, it contains poetry dealing with Biblical subjects in Old English, the vernacular language of Anglo-Saxon England.

  2. Junius was the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of political letters critical of the government of King George III to the Public Advertiser, [1] from 21 January 1769 to 21 January 1772 as well as several other London newspapers such as the London Evening Post .

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  3. Jul 24, 2013 · “Junius 11” is the nickname of a manuscript of Old English biblical poetry, whose formal shelf mark is Oxford, Bodleian Library, Junius 11. It contains the sole surviving copies of four long Old English poems, which modern editors have titled Genesis, Exodus, Daniel, and Christ and Satan.

  4. Franciscus Junius (29 January 1591 – 1677), [1] also known as François du Jon, was a pioneer of Germanic philology. As a collector of ancient manuscripts, he published the first modern editions of a number of important texts.

  5. Overview. Philologist, author of an early art history and exponent of the visual arts. Junius was born into an illustrious Calvinist family. His father, Junius the elder (or Du Jon; 1545-1602), was a French Huguenot theologian who taught in Heidelberg and Leiden. His mother was Joanna (d. 1591), daughter of a Belgian noble, Simon l’Hermite.

  6. digital.bodleian.ox.ac.uk › collections › juniusJunius - University of Oxford

    From 1651 to 1674 Junius again lived in the Netherlands, where he devoted himself to the study of the Old Germanic languages, culminating in the publication in 1665 of the first edition of the Gothic Bible, together with a Gothic dictionary.

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  8. Franciscus Junius, the Younger (born 1589, Heidelberg, Palatinate [Germany]—died Nov. 19, 1677, Windsor, Berkshire, Eng.) was a language and literary scholar whose works stimulated interest in the study of Anglo-Saxon (Old English) and the cognate old Germanic languages.

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