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Medieval and modern Latin literature

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  • Matthias Bergius (1536?1592)by Diane Deufert

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 100.49

    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 Udo Kindermann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 44.66

    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...

  • Latin Sermon Collections from Later Medieval Englandby Siegfried Wenzel

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 46.00

    This study analyses late medieval collections of Latin sermons and includes inventories of the surviving sources. more...

  • Claustrophiliaby Cary Howie

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    Through extended readings of English, French, and Italian writers of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth centuries, Claustrophilia shows that medieval enclosures actually make room for desires and communities that a poetics of pure openness would exclude. more...

  • Glamorous Sorceryby David Rollo

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    Through the analysis of magic as a metaphor for the mysterious workings of writing, Glamorous Sorcery sheds light on the power attributed to language in shaping perceptions of the world and conferring status. more...

  • Covert Gesturesby Vincent Barletta

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 60.00

    Covert Gestures reveals how the traditional Islamic narratives of the moriscos both shaped and encoded a wide range of covert social activity characterized by a profound and persistent concern with time and temporality. Using a unique blend of literary analysis, linguistic anthropology, and phenomenological philosophy, Vincent Barletta explores the... more...

  • Times of Bedeby Patrick Wormald; Stephen Baxter

    Wiley 2008; US$ 107.95

    Written by the late Patrick Wormald, one of the leading authorities on Bede’s life and work over a 30-year period, this book is a collection of studies on Bede and early English Christian society. A collection of studies on Bede, the greatest historian of the English Middle Ages, and the early English church. Integrates the religious, intellectual,... more...

  • Latin Epics of the New Testamentby Roger P. H. Green

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 149.99

    An exploration of the way in which early Christians engaged with the Roman intellectual elite and its highly sophisticated Graeco-Roman tradition. Roger Green examines the works of Juvencus, Sedulius, and Arator, and shows how they repackaged the New Testament as epic, to try to make a bridge between two very different cultures. - ;Latin Epics of the... more...

  • The Mabinogionby Sioned Davies

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 8.99

    The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance. - ;Celtic mythology, Arthurian romance, and an intriguing interpretation of British history - these are just some of the themes embraced by the... more...