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  • The Latin Poetry of English Poets (Routledge Revivals)by J. W. Binns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Thomas Campion, Milton, Crashaw, Herbert, Bourne, Walter Savage Landor ? all these poets, between them spanning the period from the Elizabethan to the Victorian age, wrote a substantial body of Latin verse in addition to their better-known English poetry, representing part of the vast and almost unexplored body of Neo-Latin literature which appealed... more...

  • The Greek New Testamentby Barbara Aland et al.

    Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft 2012; US$ 22.73

    Hauptbeschreibung The Greek New Testament als E-Book Ausgabe im PDF-Format 4., revidierte Auflage 1993 Herausgegeben von B. Aland, K. Aland, J. Karavidopoulos, C. M. Martini, B. M. Metzger Griechischer Text weitgehend identisch mit dem Text der 27. Auflage des NT Graece von Nestle-Aland. Einleitung und Abschnittsüberschriften Englisch. Spezieller,... 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...

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

    BRILL 2007; US$ 181.00

    Presents a variety of specifically Christian approaches to poetry and analyses modes of interpreting the Bible that are new in poetry compared with prose exegesis. This collection examines specimens of Christian poetry from "Juvencus" (the first biblical epicist shortly after 300) up to the thirteenth century. more...

  • The Kaleidoscopic Scholarship of Hadrianus Junius (1511-1575)by Dirk van Miert

    BRILL 2011; US$ 136.00

    Hadrianus Junius was Holland?s most important scholar of the third quarter of the sixteenth century. This book analyses Junius? most important works, some of which have never been studied before. It contextualise them in light of the tradition of humanism. more...

  • Poems to Friendsby Venantius Fortunatus; Joseph Pucci

    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...

  • Caspar Brülow (1585-1627) und das Straßburger Akademietheaterby Michael Hanstein

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 252.00

    Caspar Brülow (1585?1627) ranks among the most important dramatists working at the influential school stage of the Strasbourg Academy. This first-ever monograph about Brülow examines his life and work, paying particular attention to its historical motivation and content, intertextual connections, and Brülow?s discursive engagement with his environment.... more...

  • Matthias Bergius (1536-1592)by Diane Deufert

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 113.65

    Hauptbeschreibung Matthias Bergius (1536-1592), langjähriger Rektor der Katharinenschule in Braunschweig und später Universitätsprofessor in Altdorf, hinterließ als leidenschaftlicher Anhänger der Reformation ein umfangreiches Werk, das zum einen, in hohem Maße anlass- und zeitgebunden, den Glaubensstreit des konfessionellen Zeitalters widerspiegelt,... more...

  • Satiren des Mittelaltersby Udo Kindermann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 45.07

    Seit dem 11. Jahrhundert kennen wir mittelalterliche Satiren in Versform. Die meist anonym überlieferten Gedichte knüpfen an altrömische Dichter wie Horaz oder Juvenal an, die damals nicht zufällig als vorzügliche Schulautoren galten, und fanden rasch große Verbreitung. Die Texte waren für ein Publikum geschrieben, das nicht unbedingt dem Klerus im... more...