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Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library 38

Poetic Works

Bernardus Silvestris

Edited and translated by Winthrop Wetherbee

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$29.95 • £27.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674743786

Publication Date: 04/20/2015

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384 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library


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  • Introduction
    • 1. Twelfth-Century Intellectual Culture
    • 2. Bernardus as Teacher
    • 3. The Cosmographia
    • 4. Megacosmus. Cosmogony and Cosmology
    • 5. Microcosmus
    • 6. The Religious Significance of the Cosmographia
    • 7. The Cosmographia as Literature
    • 8. The Mathematicus
    • 9. Minor Poems
    • 10. Fortunae
    • Notes
  • Cosmographia
  • The Astrologer (Mathematicus)
  • The Twins (De Gemellis)
  • The Ungrateful Pauper (De Paupere Ingrato)
  • Note on the Texts
  • Notes to the Texts
  • Notes to the Translations
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Names

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