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Published: 14 April 2021

224 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190091361

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The Medieval Classic

Twelfth-Century Latin Epic and the Virgilian Commentary Tradition

Justin A. Haynes

  • The first examination of how classical and medieval commentaries shaped the composition of medieval Latin epic and medieval literature generally
  • The only book-length study of how medieval Latin epic draws on the Virgilian tradition
  • Deftly addresses how a single text can be read in diametrically opposite ways by individuals with different values and motives