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Introduction

A. K. Bate and A. K. Bate (eds)

in Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter introduces the Latin poet named Joseph of Exeter, who is considered a shadowy figure from the twelfth century despite his obvious abilities in the field of literature. It discusses ... More


Dares Translated: Historical Veracity and Poetic Fiction

Frederic Clark

in The First Pagan Historian: The Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190492304
eISBN:
9780190492328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492304.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 3 turns to Dares’ place in complex medieval debates over the relative merits of history and fiction. Focusing on the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, it begins by discussing readings of the ... More


Dares Survives: Webs of Misattribution and the Persistence of the Distant Past

Frederic Clark

in The First Pagan Historian: The Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190492304
eISBN:
9780190492328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492304.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 6 moves both forward in time and outward in scope. It traces Dares’ afterlife well into the seventeenth century, and in doing so it moves beyond treatments of the text in isolation. Instead, ... More


Commentary

A. K. Bate (ed.)

in Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the commentary for Joseph of Exeter's The Trojan War, which includes Iliadum lacrimas or the author's use for various synonyms for Troy or Trojan. It explains the two wars that ... More


The 12th-Century Renaissance in Anglo-Norman England: William of Malmesbury and Joseph of Exeter

Neil Wright

in Latin in Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266083
eISBN:
9780191851476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266083.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

How did the ‘12th-century Renaissance’ impact on Anglo-Norman authors? This chapter explores the responses of two highly accomplished writers, William of Malmesbury and Joseph of Exeter, to the ... More


Joseph of Exeter: The Trojan War

A. K. Bate (ed.)

in Joseph of Exeter: Trojan War: Books I-III

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682940
eISBN:
9781800342729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682940.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers Joseph of Exeter's epic The Trojan War, which was composed in Reims in the first years of the 1180s. It begins with details of the first destruction of Troy and Priam's escape ... More


Introduction

Justin A. Haynes

in The Medieval Classic: Twelfth-Century Latin Epic and the Virgilian Commentary Tradition

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190091361
eISBN:
9780190091392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091361.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

By placing twelfth-century Latin epic in the context of the Virgilian tradition, this study seeks to promote wider interdisciplinary knowledge of these poems. At the same time, it attempts to bridge ... More


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