Reading Medieval Latin / Edition 1

Reading Medieval Latin / Edition 1

by Keith Sidwell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052144747X

ISBN-13: 9780521447478

Pub. Date: 09/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Reading Medieval Latin is an anthology of Medieval Latin texts, arranged chronologically and thematically with introductions, commentaries and a vocabulary of nonclassical words and meanings. It is a language textbook, designed to introduce students with one year or more of Latin to the Latin writing and culture of the period A.D. 550-1200. It is the only

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Reading Medieval Latin is an anthology of Medieval Latin texts, arranged chronologically and thematically with introductions, commentaries and a vocabulary of nonclassical words and meanings. It is a language textbook, designed to introduce students with one year or more of Latin to the Latin writing and culture of the period A.D. 550-1200. It is the only systematic introduction for students to all types of Medieval Latin writing.

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ISBN-13:
9780521447478
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
445,674
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Foundations of Christian Latin: 1. Education; 2. Liturgy and divine office; 3. The Bible; 4. The Church fathers; 5. The new Christian genres; Part II. Early Medieval Latin: 6. Hiberno-Latin; 7. Anglo-Latin; 8. Continental Latin; 9. The Carolingian Renaissance; 10. The Ottonian Renaissance; Part III. From the End of the Ottonian Renaissance (1002) to the Concordat of Worms (1122): 11. The Norman conquests; 12. The 'Investiture Contest'; 13. The First Crusade; 14. Philosophy and theology; 15. Poetry; Part IV. The Twelfth-Century Renaissance: 16. The schools and the scholastic method; 17. The religious life; 18. Theology and philosophy; 19. Historical writing; 20. Court literature; Grammar; Orthography; Note on vocabulary; Vocabulary.

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