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Nicholas Trevet and the Consolation of Prophecy

Brian FitzGerald

in Inspiration and Authority in the Middle Ages: Prophets and their Critics from Scholasticism to Humanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808244
eISBN:
9780191845956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808244.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the writings of Nicholas Trevet, the English Dominican whose work was influential at the beginning of the fourteenth century both at the new centre of power in papal Avignon and ... More


Academic Prologues to Authors

Rita Copeland

in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800–1558

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199587230
eISBN:
9780191820410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587230.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The formulaic prologue or introduction (accessus) to an author or text was a classical critical genre that descended to the Middle Ages, where it was used early on to apprehend classical texts, both ... More


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