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Brunetto Latini, Rettorica, CA. 1260

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0047
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses Rettorica, a translation and exposition of Cicero's De inventione written by Brunetto Latini around 1260. Rettorica is the earliest vernacularisation of Ciceronian rhetoric in ... More


Beneath the Law: Infamia

Justin Steinberg

in Dante and the Limits of the Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071091
eISBN:
9780226071121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071121.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Dante’s engagement with the poetics of reputation. In particular, it argues that Dante’s celebrated mimetic style is a direct reaction to the uses of verisimilitude in courtroom ... More


Ardent Attention

Heather Webb

in Dante’s Persons: An Ethics of the Transhuman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198733485
eISBN:
9780191797941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733485.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

The fourth chapter focuses on the ardour that is modelled in the canti of the sodomites in Inferno and the lustful in Purgatorio. The interactions in these contrasting canti perform various modes of ... More


Dante and Islamic Culture

Maria Corti

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Sets forth methodological principles for continued work on the relationship between Dante and Islam; namely, interdiscursivity, intertextuality, and the claim of direct source material. Examples of ... More


Introduction

John Sabapathy

in Officers and Accountability in Medieval England 1170–1300

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199645909
eISBN:
9780191755897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645909.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter outlines the relationship between norms, rules, practices, and official conduct. The historiography on different medieval 'status' groups is used to argue for the value of looking at ... More


Introduction

David Bowe

in Poetry in Dialogue in the Duecento and Dante

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198849575
eISBN:
9780191883668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849575.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Introduction lays out the aims and scope of the book and outlines its methodology. It triangulates the ‘dialogue’ of the title with medieval literary practices and theories of dialogue, in ... More


Translations of the Qur’an and Other Islamic Texts before Dante (Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries)

José Martínez Gázquez

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Examines the diffusion throughout Western Europe of Latin translations of Islamic texts, such as the Qur’an, the Doctrina Mochometi, and the Liber scale Machometi. The Latin translations of the ... More


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