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Medieval and modern Latin literature

  • 1614?1624by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 349.00

    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...

  • Satiren des Mittelaltersby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 121.83

    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...

  • Andreas Capellanus on Love?by Kathleen Andersen-Wyman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

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

  • Gedichte, Carminaby Thomas Baier; Cornelius Hartz; Kai Brodersen; Martin Hose

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 121.83

    Catull (etwa 84?54 v. Chr.) ist ohne Zweifel einer der bedeutendsten Dichter des alten Rom. Er stammte aus einer wohlhabenden und angesehenen Familie. Den Reizen des Lebens und der Literatur zugewandt, elegant, charmant und humorvoll ? seine Poesie vermittelt das Lebensgefühl dieser Welt. Die Gelegenheitsgedichte geben Einblick in den römischen Alltag... more...

  • Ordering Chaosby Bridget Balint

    BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00

    This book investigates five innovative twelfth-century prosimetrical texts inspired by Boethius?s Consolation of Philosophy, the difficulties that arose when these writers attempted to recapture Boethian certainty, and the survival of aspects of this literary mode in later Latin and vernacular literature. more...

  • Speculative Grammar and Stoic Language Theory in Medieval Allegorical Narrativeby Jeffrey Bardzell

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    In his Plaint of Nature (De planctu Naturae) , Alan of Lille bases much of his argument against sin in general and homosexuality in particular on the claim that both amount to bad grammar. The book explores the philosophical uses of grammar that were so formative of Alan?s thinking in major writers of the preceding generations, including Garland... 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...

  • Medieval Tradition of Thebesby Dominique Battles

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Encounters and Reflectionsby Seth Benardete; Ronna Burger

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    By turns wickedly funny and profoundly illuminating, Encounters and Reflections presents a captivating and unconventional portrait of the life and works of Seth Benardete. One of the leading scholars of ancient thought, Benardete here reflects on both the people he knew and the topics that fascinated him throughout his career in a series of candid,... more...

  • Complete New Testament Greekby Gavin Betts

    Hodder Education 2010; US$ 35.18

    All you need to read, write and understand New Testament Greek. more...