Skip Navigation Links

Fifteen Medieval Latin Parodies

M. Bayless (ed.)
Add to basket ->
X+122 p., 140 x 215 mm, 2018
ISBN: 978-0-88844-485-1
Languages: Latin, English
The publication is available.The publication is available.
Retail price: EUR 17,50 excl. tax
How to order?
The fifteen short texts edited here offer vivid examples of the wit and irreverence of medieval Latin parody, a tradition whose humour—sometimes bookish, sometimes ribald, and often both—was never far from the cultures of monastery, school, and court. Mock sermons, prayers, Gospel-texts, and scholastic exercises all bear witness to the wry sensibilities indulged by scholars and clerics alike in their off hours.
Interest Classification:
Social Sciences
Monastic & clerical education
Classics, Ancient History, Oriental Studies
Latin language
Medieval Latin language
Latin literature
Insular Latin literature
Medieval Latin literature

Privacy Policy - Terms and Conditions © 2022 Brepols Publishers NV/SA - All Rights Reserved