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  • Die Erfindung des Menschenby Karl A.E. Enenkel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 321.00

    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... 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

    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...

  • Arthurian Narrative in the Latin Traditionby Siân Echard

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 44.00

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

  • Der jesuitische Heroidenbriefby Jost Eickmeyer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 321.00

    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,... 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$ 9.99

    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 can... more...

  • Petrus Mussonius, "Pompeius Magnus" - eine neulateinische Tragödieby Bernhard Paul

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    This volume presents a new edition and annotated translation of Pompeius Magnus , a Neo-Latin tragedy on the death of the Roman general, which was published in 1621 by the French Jesuit Petrus Mussonius. The content and language of the play were strongly influenced by Classical literature. 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...