The Historia Vie Hierosolimitane of Gilo of Paris and a Second, Anonymous Author

The Historia Vie Hierosolimitane of Gilo of Paris and a Second, Anonymous Author

by Siberry Grocock, Gilo, Gilo of Paris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198222742

ISBN-13: 9780198222743

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book is the first critical edition of the Latin poem Historia Vie Hierosolimitane, by Gilo of Paris and a second anonymous author, translated for the first time into English and accompanied by a detailed historical and linguistic commentary. Significant for its links with the vernacular Chanson d'Antioch, the poem illustrates how quickly a theological and

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This book is the first critical edition of the Latin poem Historia Vie Hierosolimitane, by Gilo of Paris and a second anonymous author, translated for the first time into English and accompanied by a detailed historical and linguistic commentary. Significant for its links with the vernacular Chanson d'Antioch, the poem illustrates how quickly a theological and cultural understanding of the first crusade developed after the events themselves and shows how soon the leaders of the crusades came to be regarded as 'heroes'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198222743
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Oxford Medieval Texts Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.92(d)
Lexile:
1670L (what's this?)

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