The Carmina Burana: Songs from Benediktbeuern

The Carmina Burana Songs from Benediktbeuern The Carmina Burana or Songs from Benediktbeuern the name of the monastery in Bavaria where the th century manuscript was discovered in is a seminal work of the Middle Ages exposing an often
  • Title: The Carmina Burana: Songs from Benediktbeuern
  • Author: Anonymous Tariq Marshall
  • ISBN: 9781463728656
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Carmina Burana: Songs from Benediktbeuern
    The Carmina Burana, or Songs from Benediktbeuern, the name of the monastery in Bavaria where the 13th century manuscript was discovered in 1803, is a seminal work of the Middle Ages, exposing an often unseen facet of the medieval ethos through the eyes of a vast array of writers From monks, lawyers, clerics, scholars, bishops, and theologians, to drunkards, poets, studentThe Carmina Burana, or Songs from Benediktbeuern, the name of the monastery in Bavaria where the 13th century manuscript was discovered in 1803, is a seminal work of the Middle Ages, exposing an often unseen facet of the medieval ethos through the eyes of a vast array of writers From monks, lawyers, clerics, scholars, bishops, and theologians, to drunkards, poets, students, gamblers, madmen, and wasting lovers, this unique corpus captures their thoughts over the course of three hundred years Religious hypocrisy, courtly love, venal courts where verdicts are for sale, hope and despondency in love and life, eschatology that explores the end in sight, prodigals remorse over past sins, advice to clerics who transgress Church laws, pastorals about shepherds rustic enterprises, secret affairs hidden from public sight, a forlorn Cupid lamenting the state of the times, lessons from the delusive magicians of love, a heated debate between wine and water, a self deprecating Gamblers High Mass, odes to fallen kings and saints, Queen Hecuba s grief over Troy s fallen state, Trojan Aeneas and Dido s deadly affair, songs from the taverns and fateful gambling boards, panegyrics on valiant Crusaders at war, and tongue in cheek pleas from starving poets who will write verse for food are among the pantheon of topics that comprise this unique collection of songs This second edition marks the second printing of the very first complete English translation of the Carmina Burana Crucial changes were made to the first edition to produce this superior second, including A revised translation that better captures each poem s delicate undertones An expanded commentary with extensive explorations of exotic grammatical constructions, metaphors, events, and characters A new Authors Index that provides biographical data on each of the known authors of the poems in the corpus The transfer of the Latin Middle High German text from the book to a website with downloadable DOC and PDF files, to provide a single volume that is lighter and convenient to readers.
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