Robert Boenig,Patricia Timmons's Gonzalo de Berceo and the Latin Miracles of the Virgin: A PDF

By Robert Boenig,Patricia Timmons

In Gonzalo de Berceo and the Latin Miracles of the Virgin, Patricia Timmons and Robert Boenig current the 1st English translation of a twelfth-century Latin number of miracles that Berceo, the 1st named poet within the Spanish language, used as a resource for his thirteenth-century Spanish assortment Milagros de Nuestra Señora. utilizing the MS Thott 128, with reference to the single Berceo should have used, Timmons and Boenig supply either translation and research, exploring the Latin Miracles, suggesting the way it used to be used as a sacred textual content, and putting it in the background of Christians' evolving figuring out of the Virgin's position of their lives. additionally, this quantity explores Berceo's response to the Latin Miracles, demonstrating that he reacted creatively to his resource texts in addition to to adjustments in Church tradition and governance that happened among the composition of Latin Miracles and the 13th century, translating it throughout either language and tradition. obtainable and helpful to scholars and students of medieval and Spanish experiences, this booklet comprises the unique Latin textual content, translations of the Latin Miracles, together with analyses of 'Saint Peter and the Lustful Monk,' 'The Little Jewish Boy,' and 'The Jews of Toledo.'

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