Publication:

Versus de despectu sapientis: Ein Einblick in die lateinisch-deutsche Literaturszene um 1200 (2009)

Author(s): Lähnemann H

    Abstract: The manuscript Zentralbibliothek Zurich Ms C 58 is one of the most quoted and least known manuscripts of German literature. Newly found fragments allow a more precise localisation in the scholarly culture of the late 12th century. This is discussed with regard to a Latin-German mixed text, the 'Versus de despectu sapientis' that incorporte oral gnomic poetry in learned extracts from Horace and Ovid.

    Notes: eBook ISBN: 9783484971509

      • Book Title: "Texte zum Sprechen bringen": Philologie und Interpretation: Festschrift für Paul Sappler
      • Pages: 19-34
      • Publisher: Niemeyer
      • Publication type: Book chapter
      • Bibliographic status: Published

      Keywords: medieval manuscript; cultural history; Latin-German relationship

      Staff

      Professor Henrike Laehnemann
      Professor of German Studies