A nine-line Old English poem attributed to Cædmon by Bede, in book 4 chapter 24 of his Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum, and recorded in manuscripts of Bede's text.
See our entry for Caedmon by Paul Cavill, and further our entry for Bede: Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum by Sharon Rowley (under related articles in the left panel).
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