Cover of: Dictionary of Medieval Heroes | Willem P. Gerritsen Read Online
Share

Dictionary of Medieval Heroes Characters in Medieval Narrative Traditions and Their Afterlife in Literature, Theatre and the Visual Arts by Willem P. Gerritsen

  • 980 Want to read
  • ·
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Boydell Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Folklore,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Reference works,
  • Social Science,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • To 1500,
  • Medieval Literature - History And Criticism,
  • Medieval,
  • History - General History,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Europe,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • History / Medieval,
  • World history,
  • Characters and characteristics,
  • Literature, Medieval,
  • Dictionaries - General,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • Characters and characteristics in literature,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsTanis Guest (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8277505M
ISBN 10085115381X
ISBN 109780851153810

Download Dictionary of Medieval Heroes

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

A Dictionary of Medieval Heroes: Characters in Medieval Narrative Traditions and Their Afterlife in Literature, Theatre and the Visual Arts1/5(1). Dictionary of Medieval Heroes: Characters in Medieval Narrative Traditions and their Afterlife in Literature, Theatre and the Visual Arts by Willem P. Gerritsen, van Melle, Anthony G., . The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. A guide to both familiar and not-so-familiar heroes from the middle ages and their stories. A treasury of medieval tales about the great heroes of the time is unlocked in this volume.

  Also, there are a shit ton of authors of medieval fiction who aren’t, like, Bernard Cornwell. I fucking love his books, y’all, but you won’t find him listed here because I want to give other, less well known authors a chance to play in the : Kristen Mcquinn. Middle English Dictionary The world's largest searchable database of Middle English lexicon and usage for the period An invaluable resource for lexicographers, language scholars, and all scholars in medieval studies. Heroes definition, a person noted for courageous acts or nobility of character: He became a local hero when he saved the drowning child. See more. A treasury of medieval tales about the great heroes of the time is unlocked in this volume. Some are familiar figures, like Charlemagne and his paladins, Arthur and his knights, or Tristan and Isolde, but there are many other lesser-known, but equally fascinating, stories to be found, ranging from the medieval versions of the exploits of Alexander the Great and Aeneas to the parody of heroism.

Dictionary of Medieval Heroes: Characters in Medieval Narrative Traditions and their Afterlife in Literature, Theatre and the Visual Arts (Dutch Edition) by Willem P. Gerritsen Write a review5/5. A dictionary of medieval heroes: characters in Medieval narrative traditions and their afterlife in literature, theatre and the visual arts Author: W P Gerritsen ; A G van Melle. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. 1st Edition Published on November 1, by Routledge First Published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Warfare - .