Ysengrimus

Text with Translations, Commentary and Introduction

J. Mann

Status: 
€109,00
$145.00
ISBN13: 
9789004081031
Publication Year: 
1987
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xvii, 568 pp. 2 maps.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
0076-9754
Volume: 
12

Karl A.E. Enenkel, Westfälische Wilhelsuniversität Münster

This monograph throws new light on the question of authorship in the Latin literature of the early modern period. It shows that authorship was not something to be taken for granted in an empathic sense, but was chiefly to be found in the paratextual features of works – the dedication,...
Series: 
Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276949
Expected: 
September 2014

Mark Kauntze, University of Bristol

In Authority and Imitation Mark Kauntze presents a new reading of the twelfth-century Cosmographia of Bernard Silvestris, showing how this allegory of creation adapted ancient authorities to contemporary debates about natural philosophy.
Series: 
Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256910
Expected: 
June 2014

Lenka Jiroušková, University of Freiburg

The twelfth-century vita of St Olav, the Norwegian King Olav Haraldsson, is an essential text for the earliest Norwegian literature and culture. The different versions of the hagiographic dossier are comprehensively interpreted and contextualised, and for the first time completely in a critical...
Series: 
Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264137
Expected: 
June 2014

Bernd Roling, Freie Universität Berlin

In Physica Sacra, Bernd Roling explains how medieval and early modern commentators of the Bible were for centuries able to use the natural sciences to demonstrate the historicity of biblical miracles.
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258044
Publication date: 
September 2013

Editionis et translationis textum paraverunt Klaus Schreiner, Ernst Wenzel

A key tenet in the criticism of medieval and early modern courts is: “Let him who desires to be righteous retire from the court” (Exeat Aula, qui vult esse pius). How Enea Silvio Piccolimini and Ulrich von Hutten perceived, criticized and justified courtly life, is the subject of this...
Series: 
Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210318
Publication date: 
October 2011

eingeleitet und herausgegeben von Bernd Schneider und Christina Meckelnborg

This edition offers a critical text of the Latin prose translation of the Odyssey of Homer, made in about 1462 by Francesco Griffolini at the behest of Pope Pius II. The comprehensive introduction provides information about the life and work of the author, examines his method of translation and...
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203488
Publication date: 
July 2011

Bernd Roling

Stretching from the Middle Ages to Modern Times and including sholars like Albertus Magnus, Conrad Gessner, and even Georges Buffon and Carl of Linné, this book offers a wideranging survey of the theological, medical and zoological discussions devoted to hybride creatures such as mermaids,...
Series: 
Volume: 
042
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185203
Publication date: 
June 2010

Edition, translation and commentary by Jan Bloemendal, in cooperation with Edwin Rabbie

This is a new, critical edition (in two-volumes) of Gerardus Joannes Vossius' Latin Poeticae institutiones (1647), with a translation in English, an introduction, annotations and a commentary. In appendices the De artis poeticae natura ac constitutione and De imitatione are published, with a...
Series: 
Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183698
Publication date: 
May 2010

Els Rose

Ritual Memory gives an analysis of the transforming functioning of liturgy in the transmission of extra-canonical (apocryphal) traditions, and offers a survey of medieval assessments of the concept ‘apocryphal’.
Series: 
Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171718
Publication date: 
March 2009

Felix Heinzer

Dealing with the relation between monastic reform and manuscript production in southwestern Germany during the period from the 9th to the early 16th century, this book, a series of case studies, offers an original contribution to a "topography" of mediaeval literacy and book culture of...
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166684
Publication date: 
June 2008

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