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  • Conrad Celtis: Oden / Epoden / Jahrhundertliedby Eckart Schäfer

    Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 110.59

    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...

  • Gedichte, Carminaby Thomas Baier; Cornelius Hartz; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 44.66

    Catull (etwa 84?54 v. Chr.) ist ohne Zweifel einer der bedeutendsten Dichter des alten Rom. Er stammte aus einer wohlhabenden und angesehenen Familie. Den Reizen des Lebens und der Literatur zugewandt, elegant, charmant und humorvoll ? seine Poesie vermittelt das Lebensgefühl dieser Welt. Die Gelegenheitsgedichte geben Einblick in den römischen Alltag... more...

  • Eunuchusby Terence; David Christenson

    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...

  • Lateinische Dialoge 1200-1400by Carmen Cardelle de Hartmann

    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...

  • The Praise of Follyby Desiderius Erasmus; John Wilson

    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...

  • Humanism and Styleby Clarence H. Miller

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    Clarence Miller's Humanism and Style: Essays on Erasmus and Thomas More provides an illuminating and circumstantial engagement with the word of two great humanists. Miller's essays cover a complex terrain that includes the rhetorical functions of stylistic shifts, the deployment of proverbial wisdom, engagement with ancient texts in an early modern... more...

  • Venantius-Interpretationenby Oliver Ehlen

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 75.93

    <P>Am Ende der klassischen literarischen Tradition steht ein heute fast vergessener, aber äußerst produktiver Autor, der lateinische Dichter Venantius Fortunatus aus dem sechsten Jahrhundert nach Christus. Obwohl er den größten Teil seines Lebens im Merowingerreich in enger Verbindung zum Kloster der heiligen Radegunde in Poitiers verbringt,... more...

  • Die Erfindung des Menschenby Karl A.E. Enenkel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 293.00

    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...

  • Clerical Discourse and Lay Audience in Late Medieval Englandby Fiona Somerset

    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...

  • Sanctius' Theory of Languageby Manuel Breva-Claramonte

    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...