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The old English versions of the Gesta Romanorum

The old English versions of the Gesta Romanorum

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Published by W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statemented. for the first time from the manuscripts in the British museum and University library, Cambridge ; with an introduction and notes by Sir Frederic Madden.
ContributionsMadden, Frederic, 1801-1873., Roxburghe Club.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination3 p. leaves, xxi, [1] p., 530, [2] p.
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20986661M

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Excerpt from Early English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum: Formerly Edited by Sir Frederic Madden for the Roxburghe Club, and Now Re-Edited From the Mss. In British Museum (Harl. and Addit. ) And University Library, Cambridge (Kk. 1. 6) This number is made up of mss. Examined by Herr Oesterley him self, and fully described in his elaborate analysis of the mss. Of the Gesta. Story. Pompeius was a wise Emperour, regnyng̘ in þe cite of Rome; And he lete make a proclamacion̛ þorȝ aƚƚ his Empire, þat he wold make a gret generaƚƚ feste, And þat aƚƚ poor̛ and Ricℏ shuld come to þat feste; For þey shuld̛ [not] only be wele y-fed, But also that þei shuld have many faire ȝiftis. whenne the bedeƚƚ hadde y-makid̛ this proclamacion̛, Ther lay by the.

Warton, "On the Gesta Romanorum", dissertation iii., prefixed to the History of English Poetry; Douce, Illustrations of Shakespeare, vol. ii. Frederic Madden, Introduction to the Roxburghe Club edition of The Old English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum (). Cultural references. The title Gesta ("Deeds") was later gallicised as Geste. A Latin collection of anecdotes and tales probably compiled in the early 14th century, the Gesta Romanorum (Deeds of the Romans) was one of the most popular books of the time and the source, directly or indirectly, of much later literature. Nothing certain is known about its author, but its instructive nature and the allegorical explanations attached to the stories in the early versions.


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The old English versions of the Gesta Romanorum; edited for the first time from manuscripts in the British Museum and University Library, Cambridge, with an introduction and notes Paperback – Author: Frederic Madden. The Early English Versions Of The Gesta Romanorum by Sidney J. Herrtage (Author) ISBN Format: Paperback.

The old English versions of the Gesta Romanorum: edited for the first time from manuscripts in the British Museum and University Library, Cambridge, with an introduction and notes by Madden, Frederic, n ; Morris, William,former : The earliest printed editions were produced at Utrecht and Cologne, late in the 15th century; but their exact dates are unknown.

Three English manuscript versions were made during the 15th century, two of them aboutthe third later. This volume contains an entirely new and accessible translation into modern English of the medieval Latin Gesta Romanorum.

Based on the standard Gesta edition by Hermann Österley, it is the first such translation to appear sinceand the first to take appropriate account of modern scholarly priorities.

The Early English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum ( edition by Sidney J.H. Herrtage based on manuscript translations and –15 translation by Wynkyn de Worde) (external scan) A record of auncient histories intituled in Latin Gesta Romanorum ( edition of the Wynkyn de Worde translation, revised by Richard Robertson) (external scan).

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“Pre-Texts: Tables of Contents and the Reading of John Gower’s Confessio Amantis.” Medium Ævum 66 (), – ———. The Old English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum: Edited for the First Time from Manuscripts in the British Museum and University Library, Cambridge, with an Introduction and Notes avg rating — 0 ratings — 5 editions/5.

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These materials are in the public domain. If you have questions about the collection, please contact [email protected] Gesta Romanorum is a Latin collection of anecdotes and tales that was probably compiled about the end of the 13th century or the beginning of the 14th.3/5. The Early English Versions of the Gesta Romannorum by S.J.H.

Herrtage (editor) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Early English Version of the Gesta Romanorum Early English Text Society Extra Series - AbeBooks.

Page - And hail, my son," the reverend sire replied ; Words follow'd words, from question answer flow'd, And talk of various kind deceiv'd the road; Till each with other pleas'd, and loth to part, While in their age they differ, join in heart: Thus stands an aged elm in ivy bound, Thus youthful ivy clasps an elm around.

Now sunk the sun ; the closing hour of day Came onward, mantled o'er. WYNNARD HOOPER'S edition is also reprinted in the York Library (London, ); WARTON, History of English Poetry, Dissertation iii, Vol.

III (London, ); MADDEN, Old English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum (Roxburghe Club, ); HERRTAGE, Introduction to EARLY ENGLISH TEXTS SOCIETY'S edition of MADDEN'S Old English Versions (London, ). Early English versions of the Gesta Romanorum / edited by Sidney J.H.

Herrtage: Publication info: (OF A YOUNG KNIGHT WHO SLEW AN OLD KNIGHT AND MARRIED HIS WIDOW.) [ XVII. ] Story. MORALITE. [Second Version. VII.] Story. (HOW A KNIGHT SAW ALL HIS ACTIONS ENTERED IN TWO BOOKS.) (OF A HAUNTED CHAMBER IN ST.

MARY'S ABBEY, YORK.). Gesta Romanorum: Introduction. Gesta Romanorum (‘Deeds of the Romans’) is the title conventionally given to a diverse corpus of Latin stories (or exempla), 1. many based on Classical sources, which are accompanied by edifying interpretations designed for use by preachers.

The. Gesta. were extensively read and enormouslyAuthor: Nigel Harris, Christopher Stace. See also Warton, "On the Gesta Romanorum," dissertation iii., prefixed to the History of English Poetry; Douce.

Illustrations of Shakespeare, vol. ii.; Frederick Madden, Introduction to the Roxburghe Club edition of The Old English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum (). Title:: The English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum.

Author:: Categories: Greek & Latin Classics, Publisher: Trubner for Early Eng. Text Soc.: January ISBN. Online version: Gesta Romanorum. Early English versions of the Gesta Romanorum. London, New York, Pub. for the Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sidney J H Herrtage.

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The old English versions of the Gesta Romanorum: ed. for the first time from manuscripts in the British Museum and University Library, Cambridge; with an introduction and notes. Author: Frederic Madden ; Roxburghe Club. GESTA ROMANORUM, a Latin collection of anecdotes and tales, probably compiled about the end of the 13th century or the beginning of the 14th.

It still possesses a twofold literary interest, first as one of the most popular books of the time, and secondly as the source, directly or indirectly, of later literature, in Chaucer, Gower, Shakespeare and others.☯ Full Synopsis: "This volume contains an entirely new and accessible translation into modern English of the medieval Latin Gesta Romanorum.

Based on the standard Gesta edition by Hermann Österley, it is the first such translation to appear sinceand the first to take appropriate account of modern scholarly priorities.