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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 837 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BIRI.Ion RAPnY.—TheRomance of Sir Beues of Hamtoun,edited from six MSS. and the edition (without date) of Richard Pynson, by E. Kolbing (Early Eng. Text Soc., 1885–1886–1894) ; A. Stimmin, " Der anglonormannische Boeve de Haumtone," in H. Suchier s Bibl. Norm. vol. vii. (Halle, 1899) ; the Welsh version, with a translation, is given by R. Williams, Selections of the Hengwrt MSS. (vol. ii., London, 1892) ; the old Norse version by G. Cederschiold, Fornsogur Sudhrlanda (Lund, 1884) ; A. Wesselofsky, " Zum russischen Bovo d' Antona" (in Archiv fiir slay. Phil. vol. viii., 1885); for the early printed editions of the romance in English, French and Italian see G. Brunet, Manuel du libraire, s.vv. Bevis, Beufues and Buovo.
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