The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 1350
IMEV 821
For Gods love in Trinity
Amys and Amiloun — in 12-line stanzas
Title(s): Amys and Amiloun
Subjects: romances; twins
Versification: — twelve-line — aabaabccbddb

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 326 (SC 21900), ff. 1ra-13vb
First Lines:
ffor goddis love in trinyte
Alle that ben hende herkneth to me…
Last Lines:
…The blysse of heuen thei had to mede
That lesteth euer moo
Note: 2395 lines.
Attributed Title: Hic incipit vita de Amys & Amylion (f. 1); Explicit vita de Amys & Amylion (f. 13vb)
2.Source: London, British Library Egerton 2862 [olim Sutherland, Trentham Hall], ff. 135-147v
First Lines:
fOr goddes loue in trinyte
Al þat ben hend herkeniþ to me…
Last Lines:
…Þe blisse of heuen þey had to mede
Þat lasteþ euer more amen
Note: Missing two leaves.
Attributed Title: Amus & Amylion (running titles split across opening throughout).
3.Source: London, British Library Harley 2386, f. 131
Note: Imperfect: 894 lines.
4.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 48vb-61ara
First Lines:
…ere of hem bliþe
[ ]ere of mode
[ ] seuen ȝere old y was
[ ]ede of hem blis…
Last Lines:
…Þat [ ]
Wele [ ]…
Note: 2288 lines in this MS, excluding fragments; begins and ends imperfectly due to portions of folios 48 and 61 being cut away.
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Weber, Henry William. Metrical Romances of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Centuries. 3 vols. Edinburgh: A. Carstalle, 1810: 2.369-473 (2495 lines).
Leach, MacEdward, ed. Amis and Amiloun. EETS o.s. 203 (1937); repr. 1990: (2508 lines).
Kölbing, Eugen. Altenglische bibliothek. 5 vols. Heilbronn, Henninger, 1883-90: Vol. 2 (critical text).
Foster, Edward E., ed. Amis and Amiloun, Robert of Cisyle, and Sir Amadace. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1997. 2nd ed. 2007: 1-88.