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Walter of Châtillons Alexandreis book 10

Glynn Meter

Walter of Châtillons Alexandreis book 10

a commentary

by Glynn Meter

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walter, of Châtillon, fl. 1170-1180.,
  • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C. -- Romances -- History and criticism.,
  • Epic poetry, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- History and criticism.,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-328).

    StatementGlynn Meter.
    SeriesStudien zur klassischen Philologie ;, Bd. 60
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA8310.G3 A736 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 328 p. ;
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1777906M
    ISBN 103631430302
    LC Control Number92133754

      Read "The "Alexandreis" of Walter of Chatilon A Twelfth-Century Epic" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Written sometime in the s, Walter of Chatillon's Latin epic on the life of Alexander the Great loomed as large on li Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc. There are plain illuminated capitals in red, with bigger capitals in red and brown at the beginning of each book. ff. " Gautier de Châtillon's Alexandreis Book VIII, to the end of the poem in a. later fifteenth cent, cursive book hand with blue and red capitals, some of Author: Telfryn Pritchard.

    Walter is accordingly putting forward the serious proposition that Alexander might have lived on for a millennium and a half right down to the poet's own day, had the fates allowed it What then is Walter's purpose in propounding this remarkable idea? No commentator has yet considered Walter's statement from the viewpoint of rhetorical theory. The epic comprised 10 books just as the Latin name of his good friend, Abp. William, had 10 letters; the plan called for each of the books to begin with a successive letter of that name. The work owes much to Quintus Curtius's history of Alexander the Great, with borrowings from other sources such as Justinus and Josephus, and Isidore's.

      “In , David Townsend published a very free but also very good verse translation of the Alexandreis by Walter of Châtillon, one of the most influential poems of the ‘Twelfth-Century Renaissance.’ This new volume improves upon the earlier translation; it also provides additional materials to shed light on Walter’s other writings, the twelfth-century Latin epic tradition in general. Mediaeval Studies 77 (): 81 –© Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. READING WALTER OF CHÂTILLON’S ALEXANDREIS. IN MEDIEVAL ANTHOLOGIES ∗ Venetia Bridges. HE Alexandreis of Walter of Châtillonbecame an instant classic when it .


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Contents: In the Alexandreis book 10 Walter of Chatillon inveighs against Alexander the Great's overweening pride. Typically he relates his criticism to twelfth century cosmological speculation and millennialist anxieties. His epic is indebted to classical Latin epic and Biblical paraphrastic epic.

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