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  • The Virgilian Tradition

    Book History and the History of Reading in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Craig Kallendorf

    The essays in this collection approach the reception of the Roman poet Virgil in early modern Europe from the perspective of two areas at the center of current scholarly work in the humanities: book history and the history of reading. The first group of essays uses Virgil's place in post-classical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Image and Imagination in Byzantine Art

    1st Edition

    By Henry Maguire

    The twelve studies contained in this second collection by Henry Maguire are linked together by a common theme, namely the relationship of Byzantine art to the imaginary. They show how art enabled the Byzantines not only to imagine the sacred events of the past, but also to visualize the invisible…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The History of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of History

    1st Edition

    By Nancy S. Struever

    In the articles collected here Nancy Struever explores the basic assumption that rhetoric is not simply a bag of persuasive tricks, but functions, necessarily, as a mode of inquiry investigating not simply the mechanics of production and reception of discourse, but the psychological factors of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Essays on Medieval Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Martin Camargo

    Originally published between 1981 and 2003, the thirteen essays collected here cover topics in medieval rhetoric from its origins in late antiquity through the end of the Middle Ages. Most of the essays are concerned with the teaching of prose composition, especially the art of letter writing known…

    Hardback – 2012-07-19
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Philip Melanchthon, Speaker of the Reformation

    Wittenberg's Other Reformer, 1st Edition

    By Timothy J. Wengert

    The studies in this volume illuminate the thought and life of Philip Melanchthon, one of the most neglected major figures in Reformation history and theology. Melanchthon was one of the most widely published and respected thinkers in his own day, who authored some of the sixteenth-century's most…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Rhetoric and Philosophy from Greek into Syriac

    1st Edition

    By John W. Watt

    Shortly after 500 CE, the Syriac-speaking priest and physician Sergius of Resh'aina, who had studied in Alexandria, wrote the first known exposition of Aristotle in a Semitic language. About four centuries later, Abu Bishr Matta, an alumnus of the monastic school of Dayr Qunna in Iraq, completed…

    Hardback – 2010-08-28
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Humanist Biography in Renaissance Italy and Reformation Germany

    Friendship and Rhetoric, 1st Edition

    By James M. Weiss

    As new kinds of persons arose during the Renaissance and Reformation, writers of biography created new ways to depict them. Foremost among biographers were lay humanists who strategically blended personal memoirs and recently recaptured classical models to produce flexible new forms of biography.…

    Hardback – 2010-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Latin Rhetoric and Education in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By James J. Murphy

    The essays in this volume deal with the history of rhetoric and education for the thousand years from the early Middle Ages to the European Renaissance. They represent the author's pioneering efforts over four decades to piece together a kind of mosaic which will provide elements necessary to…

    Hardback – 2005-05-23
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in Renaissance Grammar

    1st Edition

    By W. Keith Percival

    To what extent can one speak of 'the Renaissance' in terms of grammar: did the medieval curricular subject grammatica survive into the Renaissance unchanged or was it transformed by the pedagogical programme of the humanists? The studies collected here focus on this question and trace the…

    Hardback – 2004-02-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Italian Humanism and Medieval Rhetoric

    1st Edition

    By Ronald G. Witt

    These essays are concerned with the nature of early renaissance political thought and the relationship between humanism and medieval rhetoric. One group traces the influence of medieval political thought on the rise of the modern conception of republicanism; others focus on the medieval art of…

    Hardback – 2002-01-09
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Language and Learning in Renaissance Italy

    Selected Articles, 1st Edition

    By John Monfasani

    Language was the Italian humanists’ stock-in-trade, rhetoric their core discipline. In this volume Professor Monfasani collects together his most important articles on these subjects. One group of these, including two review essays, focuses specifically on the humanist Lorenzo Valla and on his…

    Hardback – 1994-11-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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