Documents in Medieval Latin

Documents in Medieval Latin

by John Thorley
     
 

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This handbook of medieval Latin texts is designed for historians of the medieval and early modern periods with some knowledge of Latin who wish to be able to read a wide range of original source material. The book contains examples of the writings of historians such as Bede, William of Malmesbury and Matthew Paris, charters, grants, deeds, wills, court rolls, manorial…  See more details below

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This handbook of medieval Latin texts is designed for historians of the medieval and early modern periods with some knowledge of Latin who wish to be able to read a wide range of original source material. The book contains examples of the writings of historians such as Bede, William of Malmesbury and Matthew Paris, charters, grants, deeds, wills, court rolls, manorial records and accounts, monastic cartulanes, and texts from maps and monuments. Each text is accompanied by a grammatical and historical commentary, and all are provided with translations at the back of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780715628171
Publisher:
Duckworth, Gerald & Company, Limited
Publication date:
03/26/1998
Pages:
199
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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