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Brunetto Latini: The Book of the Treasure - Li Livres dou Treasure

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Book News Annotation:

The first complete English translation of a compendium of classical material by the 13th-century teacher of Dante. The genre, popular for nearly a millennium, was dying out by then, but the popularity of Brunetto's work lies in its being in vernacular French (rather than in Latin), and its skillful organization. The material ranges from world history and Aristotle's ethics to natural science and rhetoric, and throws light on Dante's ideas and practices. Based on the 13th-century Escorial manuscript. Unannotated. No subject index.
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Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. xviii-xxxiv) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815307631
Author:
Latini, Brunetto
Publisher:
Garland Publishing
Translator:
Barrette, Paul
Translator:
Baldwin, Spurgeon
Author:
Latini, B.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
French
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Encyclopedias and dictionaries, french
Subject:
Encyclopedias and dictionaries, French -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Foreign Languages -French
Edition Description:
Enlarged
Series:
Garland Library of Medieval Literature
Series Volume:
90
Publication Date:
19921231
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
394
Dimensions:
8.78x6.02x1.11 in. 1.37 lbs.

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