Guillame d'Orange: Four Twelfth-Century Epics

Guillame d'Orange: Four Twelfth-Century Epics

by Joan M. Ferrante
     
 
Guillaume d'Orange is the most extensive epic cycle of the Middle Ages. Set in the ninth century, the poems on the life of William of Orange grew out of several centuries of oral composition and were written for the first time in the twelfth century. They reflect historical events from the ninth to the twelfth century.

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Guillaume d'Orange is the most extensive epic cycle of the Middle Ages. Set in the ninth century, the poems on the life of William of Orange grew out of several centuries of oral composition and were written for the first time in the twelfth century. They reflect historical events from the ninth to the twelfth century.

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Set in the ninth century, the epic cycle of four poems on the life of William of Orange (The coronation of Louis, The conquest of Orange, Aliscans, and William in the monastery) grew out of several centuries of oral composition, and reflect historical events from the ninth to the 12th century, when they were first written out. Translated with an introduction by Joan M. Ferrante. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231096348
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Series:
Records of Western Civilization Series
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
5.79(w) x 8.19(h) x (d)

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