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  • Mythologie und Alchemie in der Lehrepik des frühen 17. Jahrhundertsby Thomas Reiser

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 210.00

    Chryseidos Libri III, the Latin didactic poem on alchemy by the Strasbourg physician, alchemist and pharmacist Johannes Nicolaus Furichius (1602?1633) is published in an annotated edition and translation. In a fantastic travelogue which contains retold myths from antiquity, this book describes the transformation of metals. The poet?s accompanying notes... more...

  • 1624-1631by Martin Opitz; Robert Seidel; Veronika Marschall; Hans-Gert Roloff; Wilhelm Kühlmann

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 363.00

    Martin Opitz (1597?1639), poet, literary reformer, diplomat and cultural politician, is known as the ?Father of German Poetry?. As an important representative of Late European Humanism he did in fact write a large proportion of his works in Latin, a fact of which hitherto little account has been taken. The present edition publishes all his Latin texts,... 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...

  • Bede and the End of Timeby Peter Darby

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Bede (c. 673-735) was the leading intellectual figure of the Anglo-Saxon Church, and his writings had a profound influence on the development of English Christian thought. Taking account of his beliefs about the end of time, this book offers sophisticated insights into his life, his works and the role that eschatological thought played in Anglo-Saxon... more...

  • The Silent Mastersby Peter Godman

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 50.00

    In the tension between competing ideas of authority and the urge to literary experiment, writers of the High Middle Ages produced some of their most distinctive achievements. This book examines these themes in the high culture of Western Europe during the eleventh and twelfth centuries, showing how the intimate links between the writer and the censor,... more...

  • The Harmonious Organ of Sedulius Scottusby Michael C. Sloan

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00

    This book introduces and translates Sedulius Scottus? Prologue to his Collectaneum in Apostolum and his commentaries on Galatians and Ephesians. The introduction outlines the historical context of composition, identifies Sedulius? literary model - Servius, explains pertinent philological and stylistic issues of Sedulius? Latin, explores his use of... more...

  • Der Jedermann im 16. Jahrhundertby Raphael Dammer; Benedikt Jeßing

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    This work presents, for the first time together, two early modern everyman plays in which the radical changes of the Reformation era are reflected- a distinctive excerpt from a history of subject matter that reaches from the late antiquity to Hofmannsthal and further to Philip Roth. The introduction, translation and commentary make the works available... more...

  • Bucolica - Fünf Eklogenby Simon Lemnius; Lothar Mundt; Lothar Mundt

    De Gruyter 1996; US$ 133.00

    One of the most neglected areas of German humanism is the tradition of pastoral poetry in New Latin modeled on Virgil`s eclogues. Among the most prominent New Latin bucolic poets is Simon Lemnius (1511-1550), best known otherwise for his earlier poetic broadsides against Luther. The present edition is a major step towards a better understanding and... more...

  • Späthumanismus in Schlesienby Robert Seidel

    De Gruyter 1994; US$ 182.00

    Sp Thumanismus in Schlesien: Caspar Dornau (1577-1631). Leben Und Werk. more...

  • It's Still Greek to Meby David Alan Black

    Baker Publishing Group 1998; US$ 21.99

    Proof that learning grammar doesn't have to be boring. This easy-to-understand and humorous guide is for students in their second year of Greek study. more...