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Erchempert's "History of the Lombards of Benevento": A translation and study of its place in the chronicle tradition
Erchempert, a ninth-century Lombard monk attached to the monastery of Monte Cassino in Southern Italy, wrote the History of the Lombards of Benevento around 889, a history intended to contrast with Paul the Deacon's earlier ...
Sarpedon's feast: A Homeric key to Chaucer's "Troilus and Criseyde"
Chaucer's insistence on the name of Sarpedon signals the importance of the Iliad, with its treatment both of the hero and the theme of necessity, for the development of his Troilus. Chaucer's access to the Iliad was second ...
Translation as conversion, or making the Phoenix "male": Christianity and gender in the Old English "Phoenix" and its source
The Old English poem The Phoenix and its fourth century source, De Carmen de Ave Phoenice, have traditionally been read together as allegories on Christian resurrection. I read these poems against each other to show how ...
L'influence de la litterature arabe sur quelques chansons occitanes
An analysis of the songs composed by some Occitan poets and some Andalusian poets showed a striking similarity. The forms, genres and melodies adopted by the Occitan poets in the Middle Ages were relatively similar to the ...