DUMBARTON OAKS MEDIEVAL LIBRARY
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Biblical and Pastoral Poetry

Alcimus Avitus

Edited and translated by Michael Roberts

  • Introduction
    • Poet and Poems
    • Spiritual History
      • Interpretation of the Biblical Narrative
      • Genre, Composition, and Style
    • In Consolatory Praise of Chastity (On Virginity)
    • Tradition and Reception
    • Acknowledgments
    • Notes
  • Spiritual History
    • Dedicatory Letter: Prologue of Bishop Alcimus Avitus to Bishop Apollinaris
    • Book 1. The Beginning of the World
    • Book 2. Original Sin
    • Book 3. The Sentence Passed by God
    • Book 4. The Flooding of the World
    • Book 5. The Crossing of the Red Sea
  • In Consolatory Praise of Chastity
    • Dedicatory Letter: Prologue of Bishop Alcimus Avitus to Bishop Apollinaris
    • [Text and Translation]
  • Abbreviations
  • Note on the Texts
  • Notes to the Texts
  • Notes to the Translations
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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