ISBN-10:
0198201923
ISBN-13:
9780198201922
Pub. Date:
01/28/1999
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
William of Malmesbury: The Contemporary History / Edition 2

William of Malmesbury: The Contemporary History / Edition 2

by William of Malmesbury, Edmund King, K. R. Potter

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Overview

The Historia Novella is the key source for the succession dispute between King Stephen and the Empress Matilda which brought England to civil war in the twelfth century. Edmund King has provided a major new edition, with revised translation, of the most important eyewitness account of the 'anarchy' of King Stephen's reign.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198201922
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/28/1999
Series: Oxford Medieval Texts Series
Edition description: 2nd Revised ed.
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 1560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 Years

Table of Contents

LIST OF PLATES
x(1)
ABBREVIATED REFERENCES xi(6)
INTRODUCTION
xvii(97)
I The Author and his Work
xvii(12)
II The Writing of the Historia Nouella
xxix(4)
III The Historical Value of the Historia Nouella
xxxiii(34)
IV The Manuscripts
lxvii(9)
V The Establishment of the Text
lxxvi(18)
1. The New Material
lxxx(2)
2. Changes of Emphasis
lxxxii(3)
3. Changes in Presentation
lxxxv(4)
4. The Making of the New Edition
lxxxix(5)
VI The Later Use of the Text
xciv(13)
VII Editorial Principles
cvii(7)
SIGLA
cxiv
TEXT AND TRANSLATION HISTORIA NOVELLA, THE CONTEMPORARY HISTORY
2(133)
Prologue
2(2)
Book i
4(40)
Book ii
44(36)
Book iii
80(55)
INDEX OF QUOTATIONS AND ALLUSIONS 135(2)
GENERAL INDEX 137

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