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Early Book Lectures Series VII: War, Peace, Faith, Poetry

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  1. Rhabanus Maurus' De sancta cruce

    The first lecture of the Early Books Lecture VII, titled Rhabanus Maurus' De sancta cruce: The Brilliance of Early Medieval Monastic Culture, is based on the work of Rabanus Maurus Magnentius (c. 780- 4 February 856), a Frankish Benedictine monk, the ...

    Anonymous - 2014-02-05 14:32

  2. Richard Verstegan, A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence (1605)

    Thomas S. Willard, Professor from the Department of English, covers the medieval exploration of influences on the English language and culture by author and Anglo-Dutch antiquary Richard Verstegan. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  3. The Elusive History of English Book Production Before Printing

    Roger Dahood, Professor from the Department of English, explores what is considered the first anthology of English literature. ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54

  4. War and Peace in the Middle Ages

    Professor Albrecht Classen examines Wolfram von Eschenbach's Willehalm, a German narrative poem about two mighty battles which describe both the beauty and horror that occur when noble knights and Saracens clash in mortal combat ...

    Anonymous - 2014-07-10 14:54