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Selections from Conrad Celtis

Selections from Conrad Celtis
1459–1508

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  • Date Published: November 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107601826

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  • This volume was originally published in 1948. Students of sixteenth-century Germany and its literature, in need of a text and translation of the works of Conrad Celtis, the Humanist, who wrote in Latin, will find it in Mr Forster's selection. Latin literature was in some respects a generation ahead of the vernaculars. It is in Latin that the big changes first become apparent. But in present-day education the tendency away from Latin makes it difficult for students to study this as it ought to be studied. Mr Forster, judging by his lecture-room experience, believes that there is a need and a way to remedy this difficulty. He has selected texts from Celtis to illustrate tendencies in humanist thought, writing a commentary upon each, and adding a literal translation.

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    • Date Published: November 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107601826
    • length: 142 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 8 mm
    • weight: 0.19kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Description of plates
    Introduction
    Select bibliography
    Part I. Texts and Translations:
    1. Ad Apollinem Repertorem Poetices ut ab Italis ad Germanos veniat
    2. Ad Vilhelmum Mommerlochum Civem Coloniensem et Philosophum
    3. Ad Sepulum Disdaemonem
    4. De Nocte et Osculo Hasilinae, erotice
    5. Ad Sigismumdum Fusilium Vratislaviensem: de his quod futurus philosophus scire debeat
    6. Eppigrammata
    7. Oratio in Gymnasio in Ingelstadio publice recitata
    Part II. Commentary:
    8. Ad Apollinem
    9. Ad Vilhelmum Mommerlochum
    10. Ad Sepulum Disdaemonem
    11. De Nocte et Osculo Hasilinae
    12. Ad Sigismumdum Fusilium Vratislaviensem
    13. Epigrammata
    14. Oratio
    Index.

  • Editor and Translator

    Leonard Forster

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