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  • Erasmi Opera Omniaby A.G. Weiler; M. Cytowska

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 335.00

    A volume of the Opera Omnia of Erasmus series, this title is comprised of two separate treatise translated into one volume. First, The Institution of Christian Matrimony (Basel, 1526) which was dedicated to Catherine of Aragon. In this work, Erasmus deals with the religious, moral and physical aspects of marriage, also discussing Canon law. Conservative... more...

  • Bede and the End of Timeby Peter Darby

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    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...

  • Andreas Capellanus on Love?by Kathleen Andersen-Wyman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

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

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

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    The Early Modern Age (15th?18th cents) saw the appearance of a vast number of Latin plays. The papers collected in this volume analyse exemplars of individual dramas or complexes of dramas to provide insights into the fundamental structures of the genre, but also into differences determined by history, denomination and function. Attention is also paid... 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...

  • 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...

  • Matthias Bergius (1536?1592)by Diane Deufert

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 86.70

    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, zum anderen, gemäß... more...

  • Satiren des Mittelaltersby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 44.03

    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...

  • Arthurian Literature XVIIIby Keith Busby

    Boydell & Brewer 2001; US$ 99.00

    Epitomises what is best in Arthurian scholarship today. ZEITSCHRIFT FÜR ROMANISCHE PHILOLOGIE more...