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  • Humanism and Styleby Clarence H. Miller

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 68.00

    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...

  • In the footsteps of the ancientsby R.G. Witt

    BRILL 2000; US$ 138.00

    This study shows the stages of intellectual development through which humanism emerged as a European phenomenon. An investigation of humanist culture in Italy between 1260 and 1340 shows how classical Roman rhetorical forms took root in Italy two generations before Petrarch. more...

  • Alcuinby D.A. Bullough

    BRILL 2004; US$ 223.00

    An intellectual biography of Alcuin, the most prominent Anglo-Saxon scholar at the court of Charlemagne. It examines his early years in Northumbria and his time at the Carolingian court, reassessing the chronology of Alcuin's career and writings, and the significance of his large output. more...

  • Andreas Capellanus on Love?by Kathleen Andersen-Wyman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    A new look at Andreas Capellanus's De amore. more...

  • Die Dramen Jacob Lochers und die frühe Humanistenbühne im süddeutschen Raumby Cora Dietl

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 266.00

    Durch die Aufführung der ersten neulateinischen Tragödie aus deutscher Hand schreibt 1495 Jacob Locher, Poetik-Lektor in Freiburg, Theater- und Mediengeschichte: Mit der Darstellung zeitgeschichtlicher Ereignisse auf der Bühne ist das Theater als Medium politischer Einflussnahme im Reich eingeführt. Locher ist heute als der Übersetzer... more...

  • Das lateinische Drama der Frühen Neuzeitby Reinhold F. Glei; Robert Seidel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    Der Band fasst die Ergebnisse des 3. Arbeitsgesprächs der "Deutschen Neulateinischen Gesellschaft" zusammen, das im Februar 2007 in Bochum stattfand und das lateinische Drama der Frühen Neuzeit zum Gegenstand hatte. Die neuere interdisziplinäre Forschung nimmt neben den traditionellen Themen (frühhumanistische Anfänge, protestantisches Schuldrama,... more...

  • 1614–1624by De Gruyter

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 377.00

    Der Poet, Literaturreformer, Diplomat und Kulturpolitiker Martin Opitz (1597-1639) ist bekannt als „Vater der deutschen Dichtung“. Als wichtiger Vertreter des europäischen Späthumanismus verfasste er jedoch einen großen Teil seiner Werke in lateinischer Sprache, was bislang in der Forschung kaum Beachtung gefunden hat. In der vorliegenden... more...

  • Poetry and Exegesis in Premodern Latin Christianityby Willemien Otten; Karla Pollmann

    BRILL 2007; US$ 181.00

    This volume presents a broad variety of specifically Christian approaches to poetry and analyses modes of interpreting the Bible that are new in poetry compared with prose exegesis. Both theoretical statements on poetry by Christians and concrete poetic works from roughly 300 to 1250 AD are taken into account. more...

  • Poems to Friendsby Venantius Fortunatus

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 13.95

    Owing to the rich storehouse of information it contains, the poetry of Venantius Fortunatus (c. 535–600) has long been mined as a historical source for Merovingian society, a focus that overshadows an appreciation of the poems' literary value. This volume, offering free-verse translations of Fortunatus' personal poetry, remains faithful to the historical... more...

  • Essentials of New Testament Greekby Ray Summers; Thomas Sawyer

    B&H Publishing Group 1995; US$ 29.99

    A fresh revision of a classic text, suited for classrooms or private study. Thousands of pastors have enhanced their understanding of the New Testament with this user-friendly book. more...