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Harvard Studies in Medieval Latin 4

Solomon and Marcolf

Vernacular Traditions

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674271876

Publication Date: 01/31/2023


500 pages

6 x 9 inches

12 photos, 16 color illus.

Harvard University Department of the Classics > Harvard Studies in Medieval Latin


  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Introduction [Jan M. Ziolkowski]
  • 1. Two Early Commentators on Solomon and Marcolf [Jan M. Ziolkowski and Margaret Ziolkowski]
  • 2. Salemon and Marcoul (Old French)
    • Introduction [Mary-Ann Stadtler-Chester]
    • Translation [Mary-Ann Stadtler-Chester]
  • 3. The Disputation between Marcolf and Salomon (Old French)
    • Introduction [Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath]
    • Translation [Stephanie A. Viereck Gibbs Kamath]
  • 4. The Sayinges or Prouerbes of King Salomon (Modern English)
    • Introduction [Jan M. Ziolkowski]
    • Edition [Edward Sanger and Jan M. Ziolkowski]
  • 5. The Judgments of Solomon (Old Russian)
    • Introduction [Sara Kate Heukerott and Jan M. Ziolkowski]
    • Translation [Sara Kate Heukerott]
  • 6. Salman and Morolf (Middle High German)
    • Introduction [James A. Schultz]
    • Translation [James A. Schultz]
  • 7. The Book of Markolf (Middle High German)
    • Introduction by James A. Schultz
    • Translation by James A. Schultz
  • 8. The Saga of Melkólfr and King Salomon (Old Icelandic)
    • Introduction by Jan M. Ziolkowski
    • Translation by Jess H. Jackson
  • 9. A Merry Conversation between King Salomon and Marcolfus (Modern Danish)
    • Introduction by Stephen Mitchell and Pernille Hermann
    • Translation by Stephen Mitchell and Pernille Hermann
  • 10. Bertoldo (Modern Italian)
    • Introduction by Jan M. Ziolkowski
    • Translation by Palmer Di Giulio
  • Appendices
    • 1. Testimonia
      • Introduction [Jan M. Ziolkowski]
      • Translation [Edward Sanger, Michael B. Sullivan, and Jan M. Ziolkowski, with Amiri Ayanna and Steven Rozenski]
    • 2. Addenda and Corrigenda to Solomon and Marcolf
      • Compilation [Jan M. Ziolkowski]
    • 3. Old French Texts of Salemon and Marcoul
      • Edition by Mary-Ann Stadtler-Chester
  • Bibliography
  • List of Contributors
  • Index

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