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  • The Praise of Follyby Desiderius Erasmus; John Wilson

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99

    Erasmus of Rotterdam wrote the essay The Praise of Folly during a week at Sir Thomas More's estate in Bucklersbury. He later refined and extended the piece. In it he personifies Folly as a god, whose companions are likewise-personified sins and human weaknesses. His work criticizes the Catholic Church, and culminates in a statement of Christian... more...

  • Venantius-Interpretationenby Oliver Ehlen

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 78.69

    <P>Am Ende der klassischen literarischen Tradition steht ein heute fast vergessener, aber äußerst produktiver Autor, der lateinische Dichter Venantius Fortunatus aus dem sechsten Jahrhundert nach Christus. Obwohl er den größten Teil seines Lebens im Merowingerreich in enger Verbindung zum Kloster der heiligen Radegunde in Poitiers verbringt,... more...

  • Die Erfindung des Menschenby Karl A.E. Enenkel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 266.00

    The work presents a comprehensive account of autobiographical writing in Early Modern Humanism. It deals in particular with autobiographical writings in Modern Latin from the 14th cent. until about 1600. The main authors are Petrarch, Alberti, Pius. II, Campano, Erasmus, Eobanus Hessus, Marullo, Cardano, Joseph Scaliger, Lipsius. The work demonstrates... more...

  • Sanctius' Theory of Languageby Manuel Breva-Claramonte

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 180.00

    This volume presents the main tenets of Sanctius? linguistic theory and explores the questions raised by Robin Lakoff in her 1969 review of the Grammaire générale et raisonnée (Port Royal) . Part I surveys earlier developments in the study of language, in particular the Graeco-Roman and Medieval traditions, the Renaissance period, and Judaeo-Arabic... more...

  • The Singing Mastersby John O'Meara

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 10.19

    Fascinating... a delight not to be missed. It's a rare treat indeed to find such an honest, penetrating, wise and thoughtful autobiobiography.' - Eilís Dillon, The Irish Times 'A beautifully-written book.' - Benedict Kiely, Sunday Independent 'Wonderfully lyrical... and extremely well written. It is haunting and memorable. When you finish it, you... more...

  • Petrus Mussonius, "Pompeius Magnus" - eine neulateinische Tragödieby Bernhard Paul

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00

    This volume presents a new edition and annotated translation of Pompeius Magnus, a Neo-Latin tragedy on the death of the Roman general, which was published in 1621 by the French Jesuit Petrus Mussonius. The content and language of the play were strongly influenced by Classical literature. 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...

  • Andreas Capellanus on Love?by Kathleen Andersen-Wyman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

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

  • Die Dramen Jacob Lochers und die frühe Humanistenbühne im süddeutschen Raumby Cora Dietl

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 224.00

    The dramatic works of Jacob Locher (1471-1528) have largely fallen into oblivion. Introduced here in chronological order, they are set within their cultural contexts. In 1495, Jacob Locher was the first German author to stage a tragedy on the classical model. His stage presentations of contemporary events placed the theatre as a means of influencing... more...

  • 1614?1624by

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 335.00

    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...