Medieval
epub |eng | 2015-03-15 | Author:Jackson Crawford [Crawford, Jackson]

{177} Helgakvitha Hjorvarthssonar Concerning Hjorvarth and Sigerlinn A king was named Hjorvarth; he had four wives. One was named Alfhild, and their son was named Hethin. The second was named ...
( Category: Medieval November 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-09 | Author:Nicholson, Catherine;

The Unrestful Shepherd Spenser’s pastoral narrative performs a similarly complex rereading of the literary significance of exile. For most sixteenth-century English rhetorical and poetic theorists, exile functions as a metaphor ...
( Category: Renaissance November 10,2019 )
epub |eng | 2009-10-17 | Author:Webb, Ruth;

Reception and Imagination This detour through the heightened memory-images of ancient lovers reveals the connection between perception, memory and language which underlies the rhetorical theories of enargeia. Language derives ultimately ...
( Category: Medieval October 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-08-17 | Author:Robert Irwin (ed) [Irwin, Robert]

Abu Muhammad the Sluggard While Harun al-Rashid was seated one day on his royal throne a young eunuch came into his presence carrying a crown of red gold set with ...
( Category: Medieval October 8,2019 )
epub |eng | 2017-09-29 | Author:Nelson, Ingrid;

“Who made this song now with so good entente?” Antygone answerde anoon and seyde, “Madame, ywys, the goodlieste mayde Of gret estat in al the town of Troye, And let ...
( Category: Renaissance September 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-05-06 | Author:Paul Edmondson [Edmondson, Paul]

‘SUGARED SONNETS’ Shakespeare’s Sonnets continue to inspire complicated reactions as well. It has too often been assumed that those published in 1609 represent a coherent sequence that tells the story ...
( Category: European September 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2000-09-15 | Author:Homer [Homer]

And Telemachus, in his clear-headed way: “My dear guest, you speak to me as kindly [325] As a father to his son. I will not forget your words. I know ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical September 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-12 | Author:Veronica Mary Rolf

A Julian Gem For this was shown: that our life is all grounded and rooted in love, and without love we may not live. And therefore, to the soul that ...
( Category: Renaissance August 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2003-05-29 | Author:Aesop [Aesop]

It is thus with men also: those who abandon their own occupations to mix themselves up in affairs which don’t concern them meet with misfortune as a natural consequence. 151 ...
( Category: Medieval August 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-10-17 | Author:Peter E Knox & J C McKeown (ed) [Knox, Peter E & McKeown, J C]

MEDEA The background to this play is formed by the heroic exploits of Jason in bringing back the Golden Fleece to Greece from the barbarian land of Colchis. He was ...
( Category: Medieval August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2006-04-27 | Author:Horace [Horace]

It is true that one man plants vineyards larger 10 than his neighbour’s; that in the Campus one candidate for office is of nobler blood; another of greater reputation and ...
( Category: Renaissance August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-21 | Author:Scott McGill & Edward J Watts

20.2 Approaching Late Antiquity: The Emergence of Christian Theological Literature In classical antiquity the word “theology” had an ambiguous ring. “Theologians” were basically “mythologizers,” authors such as Homer or Hesiod, ...
( Category: Ancient & Classical August 2,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-13 | Author:Ed West [West, Ed]

*Gulf Arabs still have this practice, so that the notorious terrorist’s full name was Osama ibn Mohammed ibn Awad ibn Laden. 20 WILDFIRE Why is it no one trusts the ...
( Category: Medieval July 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2006-11-01 | Author:Virgil [Virgil]

And then, with the holy rites performed in full, they turned back to the city. The king, bent with years, kept his comrades, Aeneas and his son, beside him, moving ...
( Category: Medieval July 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-10-25 | Author:Ovid

433–6 Again, the request for a loan without intention of repayment recalls the advice given by Dipsas at Am 1.8.101–2. The word used here (435) to describe these gold-diggers is ...
( Category: Love Poems June 21,2019 )