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Published: 10 March 2019

880 Pages | 2 b/w images

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198205562

Bookseller Code (06)

The Anglo-Latin Gesta Romanorum

Edited by Philippa Bright

Oxford Medieval Texts

  • The first edition of all of the stories from the Anglo-Latin branch of the Gesta Romanorum
  • Offers access to the Anglo-Latin corpus for the first time and a basis for further study of the Middle English and Early Modern English versions of the stories
  • Contains a facing English translation, enabling readers with little or no Latin to access the stories
  • Provides the first comprehensive description of the Anglo-Latin Gesta tradition and its relationship to the Continental and Middle English Gesta traditions
  • Identifies the sources, analogues, and folktale motifs of the stories
  • Presents a useful resource for the study of Medieval Latin, preaching narratives, and the development of the short story