The Paschal Song and Hymns (Society of Biblical Literature: Writings from the Greco-Roman World, Volume 35)

The Paschal Song and Hymns (Society of Biblical Literature: Writings from the Greco-Roman World, Volume 35)

Sedulius


this can be the 1st whole English translation of the poetic works of Sedulius, a Christian Latin poet of past due antiquity whose biblical epic and hymns have been significantly renowned in the course of the center a long time and the early smooth interval. The creation areas the poet and his works into his historic and literary contexts, via the Latin textual content of Sedulius s poetic works with English translation on dealing with pages. Notes on linguistic and ancient issues are designed to aid the reader with very little Latin and just some familiarity with Sedulius s classical and biblical assets. Appendices provide texts and translations of incidental comparable fabrics, together with Sedulius s dedicatory letters; biographical notices, subscriptions, and laudatory poems linked to Sedulius s works within the manuscript culture; and consultant excerpts from Sedulius s personal prose paraphrase of the Paschale Carmen. the amount contains a bibliography and index.

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