By Martha Hale Shackford
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By Philip Warner
During this ebook we hint the tale of the medieval citadel from its beginnings to the peak of its effect.
By Josine H. Blok, Andre P. M. H. Lardinois
This quantity bargains quite a number cutting edge techniques to Solon of Athens, mythical law-giver, statesman, and poet of the early 6th century B.C. within the first half, Solon’s poetry is reconsidered opposed to the heritage of oral poetics and different early Greek poetry. the relationship among Solon’s alleged roles as poet and as baby-kisser is essentially puzzled. half bargains a reassessment of Solon’s legislation in line with a revision of the textual culture and up to date perspectives on early Greek lawgiving. partially 3, clean scrutiny of the archeological and written proof of archaic Greece leads to new views at the agricultural challenge and Solon’s position within the social and political advancements of sixth-century Athens.
By Andrzej Nowakowski
An in depth learn of the hands and armour of Teutonic troops in Medieval Prussia. A dialogue of the resources is via a weapon via weapon account of shielding fingers (helmet armour and defend) and offensive fingers (sword, facet arm, employees guns, butt guns, capturing guns, hand firearm and knightly belt). there's additionally a dialogue of horse armour and harness.
By Ahuvia Kahane, Andrew Laird
The Prologue of Apuleius' cutting edge novel, the Metamorphoses (or Golden Ass), has captivated readers and students from the Renaissance to the current day. This quantity incorporates a new textual content and translation of the Prologue and quite a lot of essays which spotlight its value for college kids of Classical literature and sleek literary idea.
By Professor Charles Muscatine
Medieval Literature, variety and tradition brings jointly in a single quantity 14 essays by means of medievalist Charles Muscatine, writer of Chaucer and the French culture and The previous French Fabliaux. during this assortment, Muscatine focuses ordinarily on sort, that means and tradition in Chaucer, his English contemporaries, and in French fabliaux and romance.
By Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi, Ian S. Laurie
Eustache Deschamps studied lower than the tutelage of Guillaume de Marchault, traveled in Syria, Palestine, and Egypt-where he was once stated to were made a slave-and ultimately turn into famous as one of many nice French medieval poets. He used to be the 1st author to dissociate lyric poetry from its musical surroundings and his witty perceptions touch upon approximately all features of way of life: from women's undies to gluttonous diners, from compliment of recognized writers to scorn for the unscrupulous of all ranks, from the delights of stripling to the horrors of warfare. This quantity offers facing-page, dual-language translations of Deschamps attractive, fun, and obtainable poems, gleaning from the mountains of verse the poems, gleaning from the mountains of verse the main edifying and traditionally proper. Copious notes, glossaries, and a whole bibliography improve this based translation.
By Sarah Salih, Denise N. Baker
Julian of Norwich the best-known of the medieval mystics this day. The textual content of her Revelation has circulated regularly because the 15th century, however the 20th century observed a tremendous enlargement of her attractiveness. Theological or literary-historical reviews of Julian may perhaps comment in passing on her acceptance, yet none have tried a close examine of her reception. This assortment fills that hole: it outlines the entire reception background from the extant manuscripts to the current day, Julian in devotional cultures, in modernist poetry and present-day well known literature, and in her iconography in Norwich, either as a pilgrimage website and a vacationer charm.