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- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 112.85
Hauptbeschreibung Conrad Celtis (1459-1508), gern der "deutsche Erzhumanist" genannt, sah sich dazuberufen, lateinische Literatur nach Art der Antike und italienischen Renaissance im schlichten Norden erblühen zu lassen. Aufweiten Wanderungen erkundete er Deutschland in Europa und im Kosmos und bedichtete seine Landschaften und Menschen aus der Perspektive... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Erasmus of Rotterdam wrote the essay The Praise of Folly during a week at Sir Thomas More's estate in Bucklersbury. He later refined and extended the piece. In it he personifies Folly as a god, whose companions are likewise-personified sins and human weaknesses. His work criticizes the Catholic Church, and culminates in a statement of Christian... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00
In this monograph the dialogue production between 1200 and 1400 is presented in a detailed repertory. Building on this material, the author describes four genres of dialogue (didactic, polemical, introspective and philosophical dialogues), locating them in the literary tradition. more...
- Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co. 2013; US$ 6.95
The play Eunuchus provides an introduction to the world of Roman comedy from one of its best practitioners, Terence. As with all Focus translations, the emphasis is on an inexpensive, readable edition that is close to the original, with an extensive introduction, notes and appendices. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 266.00
The work presents a comprehensive account of autobiographical writing in Early Modern Humanism. It deals in particular with autobiographical writings in Modern Latin from the 14th cent. until about 1600. The main authors are Petrarch, Alberti, Pius. II, Campano, Erasmus, Eobanus Hessus, Marullo, Cardano, Joseph Scaliger, Lipsius. The work demonstrates... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 42.00
This 1998 book investigates the politics of vernacular translation in late medieval England, with particular attention to Langland, Trevisa and Wyclif. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
This is a selection from the 13the century collection of secular latin poems. Some are serious (eg Crusade poems) but the majority are light, including many love poems. A number of items from the Carmina are well known as text for Carl Orff's 'Scenic Cantata'. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 180.00
This volume presents the main tenets of Sanctius? linguistic theory and explores the questions raised by Robin Lakoff in her 1969 review of the Grammaire générale et raisonnée (Port Royal) . Part I surveys earlier developments in the study of language, in particular the Graeco-Roman and Medieval traditions, the Renaissance period, and Judaeo-Arabic... more...