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  • Mögliches, Unwahrscheinliches, Fabelhaftesby Alexander Markus Schilling

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 27.67

    <P>Zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts wurde durch keinen Geringeren als Johann Wolfgang von Goethe eine "Geschichte der drei Könige" (<EM>Historia trium regum</EM>) wieder entdeckt, die seither dem Karmelitermönch Johannes von Hildesheim (?1375) zugeschrieben wird und eine ? früh in zahllose Volkssprachen übersetzte ? literarische... more...

  • Ekkehardus poeta qui et doctusby Stefan Weber

    Traugott Bautz 2003; US$ 18.39

    Ekkehart IV. von St. Gallen (? um 1060) gehört zu den herausragenden Persönlichkeiten des mittelalterlichen St. Gallen. Das bedeutendste Werk des gelehrten Mönchs, der als Lehrer, Chronist und Dichter an diesem namhaften Ort wirkte, sind die "Casus sancti Galli" - eine Weiterführung der schon früher begonnenen St. Galler Klosterchronik. Weniger... 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$ 307.00

    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...

  • Selections from the 'Carmina Burana'by none

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 20.78

    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$ 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$ 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,... more...