The Wandering Scholars of the Middle Ages

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2000 - History - 330 pages
Widely acclaimed study of the makers and singers of medieval Latin poetry considers the works of such poet-scholars as Fortunatus, Abelard, and the colony of Irish scholars around Liège and Cologne. Other topics include the revival of learning in France, humanism during the first half of the 12th century, the archpoet, the scholars' lyric, and the Carmina Burana.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION THE PAGAN LEARNING
7
THE BREAK witH THE PAGAN TRADITION
8
ForTUNATUs To SEDULIUs of LIgGE
25
CENTURY
114
PARIS AND ORLEANs
135
THE ARCHPoET
161
THE ORDo WAGorum
177
THE Scholars LYRIC
214
APPENDICES
237
A Latin originals of Lyrics translated in the text
243
B Extracts from the Travelling Accounts
259
The Departing of my Books He laments
265
TABLE of BIOGRAPHICAL DATEs
295
BIBLIoGRAPHY
299
INDEx
324
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