2 edition of medieval Alexander found in the catalog.
|Statement||edited by D.J.A. Ross.|
|Contributions||Ross, D. J. A.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 415 p. :|
|Number of Pages||415|
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This book is an authoritative, scholarly summation of all the medieval material, historical and legendary, about Alexander the great. Intriguingly, both Christian and secular accounts are divided on Alexander's legacy, whether he was an exemplar or an egoist, a man of God or the by: The book “Rise of the Draman” by Alexander Elliot is an epic fantasy and adventure, some way mixed with mythology and folk tales.
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The novel set in the medieval kingdom where the boy called /5(8). Buy This Book in Print summary Alexander the Great was one of the legendary Nine Worthies in the medieval canon of ancient and modern heroes, and medieval writers exploited medieval Alexander book legend in a wide variety of literary and didactic texts.
The primary sources of medieval knowledge of Alexander the Great The principle medieval derivatives of Pseudo-Callisthenes The principle medieval texts derived from historical sources The principle latin chronicle accounts of Alexander --pt.
The medieval conception of. Alexander the Great takes power. Alexander the Great conquers Persia. Diadochi and the Hellenistic Period. Alexander the Great. This is the currently selected item.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cary, George, Medieval Alexander. Cambridge [Eng. Best Medieval Literature Michael Alexander (Translator) avg rating — ratings.
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Illustrated Medieval Alexander-Books in French Verse offers new perspectives on the reception of one of the most popular medieval heros of history and legend.
The core of this book on the French verse Alexander in France and Italy was written by eminent Alexander specialist David J.A.
Ross, who left an incomplete typescript at his death. Who were the medieval illuminators. How were their hand-produced books illustrated and decorated. In this beautiful book Jonathan Alexander presents a survey of manuscript illumination throughout Europe from the fourth to the sixteenth century.
He discusses the social and historical context of the illuminators' lives, considers their methods of work, and presents a series of case studies to 4/5(1). The Medieval Alexander Legend and Romance Epic: Essays in Honour of David J.A.
Ross Peter Noble, Lucie Polak, Claire Isoz Kraus International Publication, - Alexandersagan - pages. The figure of Alexander the Great haunted the medieval imagination - as much as Arthur, as much as Charlemagne.
His story was translated more often in medieval Europe than any work except the Gospels. Yet only small sections of the Alexander Romance have been translated into modern French, and Nigel Bryant's is the first translation into English.
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"The first full-scale study in over 50 years of the Alexander Romance and its legacy in English Particularly interesting is the author's discussion of the rich medieval Persian Alexander literature—both Zoroastrian and Islamic—and its influence.
This fascinating book belongs in every university and college library Essential."—Choice. The Book of the Maidservant by Rebecca Barnhouse.
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