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Celtic Latin Tradition of Biblical Style

Celtic Latin Tradition of Biblical Style

  • Title: Celtic Latin Tradition of Biblical Style
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  • ISBN : 9781851821433
  • Format : Hardcover
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  • Page : 400 pages


The subject of this book is biblical style and its influence on Celtic Latin authors from the time of Roman Britain to the Norman Conquest and beyond The author refers to most important works in most genres of Roman British, Welsh, Cornish, Breton, and Irish traditions He overturns several orthodoxies long believed but now untenable He fixes dates and authorship of work

The subject of this book is biblical style and its influence on Celtic Latin authors from the time of Roman Britain to the Norman Conquest and beyond The author refers to most important works in most genres of Roman British, Welsh, Cornish, Breton, and Irish traditions He overturns several orthodoxies long believed but now untenable He fixes dates and authorship of works of previously uncertain or unknown provenance he suggests a date and place of origin for the systematic disposition of rhyme in prose and verse

The implications of this book will entail major revisions of our perceptions of insular history, revealing a new picture of Ireland as a milieu of phenomenal literary inventiveness and sophistication

About the Author

David Howlett, Bodleian Library, Oxford, is editor of the Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources He is the author of The Book of Letters of Saint Patrick the Bishop, The English Origins of Old French Literature, British Books in Biblical Style, Self Authenicating Insular Charters, Cambro Latin Compositions Their Competence and Craftsmanship and Caledonian Craftsmanship The Scottish Latin Tradition all published by Four Courts Press.


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