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Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 1989. Physical description. Medieval & Renaissance texts & studies ; v. 65. Note. Modern English prose translation from the Middle English. 9780866980494 (alk. paper). 295 p. ; 24 cm. Series. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies (Series) v. Online. Browse related items.
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Rosamund Allen teaches at the University of London. Series: Early English Text Society Original Series (Book 250). Hardcover: 428 pages. Publisher: Early English Text Society (March 26, 1963). ISBN-13: 978-0197222508. Product Dimensions: . x . inches.
Historia regum Britanniae (The History of the Kings of Britain), originally . Two hundred and fifteen medieval manuscripts of the Historia survive, dozens of them copied before the end of the 12th century.
Wace's version was in turn translated into Middle English verse by Layamon (the Brut) in the early 13th century. In the second quarter of the 13th century, a version in Latin verse, the Gesta Regum Britanniae, was produced by William of Rennes.
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Middle English literature, English literature of the medieval period, . 100 to . 500. Layamon's Brut, a late 13th-century metrical romance (a translation from the French), marks the first appearance of Arthurian matter in English (see Arthurian legend). Original English romances based upon indigenous material include King Horn and Havelok the Dane, both 13th-century works that retain elements of the Anglo-Saxon heroic tradition. However, French romances, notably the Arthurian romances of Chrétien de Troyes, were far more influential than their English counterparts.
English literature of the medieval period - . Layamon's Brut (c. 1215) is a history of England in verse written in a form of Middle English and it remains one of the best extant examples of early Middle English
English literature of the medieval period - . 1215) is a history of England in verse written in a form of Middle English and it remains one of the best extant examples of early Middle English. Original English romances include King Horn ( one of the earliest Middle English romances which was written in a South Midlands dialect somewhere around 1225 by an unknown poet and which is based on the Anglo-Norman story) and Havelok the Dane ( a Middle English romance story). Both 13th-century works retain elements of the Anglo-Saxon heroic tradition.
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