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Medieval and modern Latin literature

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  • Venantius-Interpretationenby Oliver Ehlen

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 72.31

    <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...

  • Poetry and philosophy in the Middle Agesby J. Marenbon

    BRILL 2001; US$ 182.00

    This collection of essays, written to honour Professor Peter Dronke on his retirement, addresses the question of the relationship between poetry and philosophy in the Middle Ages. 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...

  • Selections from the 'Carmina Burana'by none

    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...

  • 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...

  • Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Traditionby Siân Echard

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 42.00

    A unique perspective on the Arthurian tradition with particular focus on Geoffrey of Monmouth. more...

  • Der jesuitische Heroidenbriefby Jost Eickmeyer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 293.00

    Between 1514 and 1663 the genre known as Heroides, coined by Ovid, was maintained almost entirely by modern Latin poets. This book considers the period, which has up to now remained almost unheeded in the history of the genre. It looks at the collections of epistles by relevant authors (Eobanus Hessus, Andreas Alenus, Jacob Bidermann, Baudouin Cabiliau,... more...

  • Complete New Testament Greekby Gavin Betts

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18

    All you need to read, write and understand New Testament Greek. more...

  • The Singing Mastersby John O'Meara

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 10.19

    Fascinating... a delight not to be missed. It's a rare treat indeed to find such an honest, penetrating, wise and thoughtful autobiobiography.' - Eilís Dillon, The Irish Times 'A beautifully-written book.' - Benedict Kiely, Sunday Independent 'Wonderfully lyrical... and extremely well written. It is haunting and memorable. When you finish it, you... more...