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Portable Medieval Reader

by James B. Ross

  • ISBN: 9780140150469
  • ISBN10: 0140150463

Portable Medieval Reader

by James B. Ross

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Penguin USA
  • Publish date: 05/01/1977
  • ISBN: 9780140150469
  • ISBN10: 0140150463
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Description: The Portable Medieval Reader - Edited by James Bruce Ross and Mary Martin McLaughlin Introduction Chronological Table Suggestions for Further Reading Part One: The Body SocialThe Body Social - John of Salisbury The Orders of Men THE CLERGY: THE PRAYERS AND THINKERS The Monastic Ideal - Peter Damiani The Cistercian Order - William of Malmesbury How the Friars Came to Germany - Jordan of Giano A Preacher and His Miracles - Salimbene Monastic Reform in the Fifteenth Century - John Busch Archibishop Baldwin of Canterbury - Giraldus Cambrensis A Model Parish Priest: St. Gilbert of Sempringham - John Capgrave An Attempt to Enforce Clerical Celibacy - Ordericus Vitalis The Habits of Priests in Normandy - Odo of Rigaud Statutes for a College - Robert de Sorbonne How the Student Should Behave - John of Garland THE NOBILITY: THE FIGHTERS The Function of Knighthood - John of Salisbury The Chivalric Ideal - Daz de Gmez The Murder of a Feudal Lord - Galbert of Bruges The Battle of Poitiers - Geoffrey le Baker A Knight-Errant of the Fifteenth Century - Jrg von Ehingen The Rules of Courtly Love - Andreas Capellanus A Noble Household - Jean Froissart Offices in a Noble Household - John Russell Private Lives of the English Gentry - Stonor Letters THE PEASANTS AND BURGHERS: THE WORKERS The Feet of the Commonwealth - John of Salisbury The Duties of Manorial Officers - Seneschaucie The Peasant''s Life - William Langland The Making of a Merchant: St. Godric of Finchale - Reginald of Durham Advice to a Norweigian Merchant - The King''s Mirror The Successful Surgeon - John Arderne The Good Wife - The Goodman of Paris Life in London - Memorials of London Fashions in Italy - Sacchetti THE JEWS Papal Protection of the Jews - Pope Gregory X The Cremation of the Strasbourg Jewry - Jacob von Knigshofen Conflict, Protest, and Catastrophe A Revolt of the Commons in London - Roger of Wendover The Peasants'' Revolt in England - Anonimalle Chronicle My Brother Man - Walther von der Vogelweide Piers Plowman''s Protest - William Langland The Waldensian Heretics - Bernard Gui The Impact of the Black Death - Henry Knighton Paris during the Hundred Years'' War - Journal d''un bourgeois Part Two: The Christian Commonwealth The Spiritual Authority The Superiority of the Spiritual Authority - Pope Bonfiace VIII The Election and Coronation of a Pope - Adam of Usk The Creation of Cardinals - Pope Pius II The Fourth Lateran Council - Roger of Wendover A French Provincial Synod - Odo of Rigaud Letter to King Henry II - Thomas Becket The Temporal Authorities The Nature of a True Prince - John of Salisbury The Independence of the Temporal Authority - Frederick Barbarossa The Election and Coronation of an Emperor - Otto of Freising A German Poet''s Attack on the Papacy - Walther von der Vogelweide The Seven Electors - Adam of Usk A Picture of a Good Feudal King: Louis VI of France - Suger The Coronation of Richard Lion Heart - Roger of Wendover The Deposition and Death of Richard II - Adam of Usk An Imperialist View of the Lombard Communes - Otto of Freising City Politics in Siena - Pope Pius II A Petty Italian Tyrant - Anonymous A Picture of a Tyrant - Pope Pius II Renewal and Reform The Recovery of the Holy Land: A Plan of Action and a Scheme for Reform - Pierre du Bois On the Supremacy of General Councils in Church and Empire - Nicholas of Cusa A Plea for the Reform of Germany - Die Reformation Kaiser Sigmunds A Call for Common Action Against the Turks - Pope Pius II Part Three: The House of FameBohemond the Crusader - Anna Comnena ON the Fame of Abelard - Heloise Heloise and Abelard: The Later Years - Peter the Venerable Arnold of Brescia, a Twelfth-Century Revolutionary - John of Salisbury Arnold of Brescia - Anonymous His Own Deeds - Giraldus Cambrensis Henry II, King of England - Giraldus Cambrensis The Emperor Frederick II - Salimbene A Saintly King - Jean de Joinville Pope Boniface VIII - Giovanni Villani Dante Alighieri - Giovanni Villani Inscription for a Portrait of Dante - Giovanni Boccaccio Giotto - Lorenzo Ghiberti Letter to Posterity - Francesco Petrarca Charles the Bold and the Fall of the House of Burgundy - Philippe de Commines Part Four: The World Picture The Frontiers of Europe: Conquest and Assimilation of Peoples Anglo-Saxons and Normans - William of Malmesbury The Character and Customs of the Irish - Giraldus Cambrensis The Conversion and Subjugation of the Slavs - Helmold The German Push to the East - Ordensritter und Kirchenfrsten The Near East: Pilgrimage and Crusade The Great German Pilgrimage - Lambert of Hersfeld The First Contact of Crusaders and Turks - Histoire anonyme de la premire croisade A Greek View of the Crusaders - Anna Comnena An Arab Opinion of the Crusaders - Usamah A Crusader''s Criticism of the Greeks - Odo of Deuil Why the Crusaders Failed - William of Tyre The Expedition of the Grand Company to Constantinople - Ramn Muntaner The Far East: Missionaries and Merchants The Tartar Menace to Europe - Matthew Paris A Mission to the Great Khan - William of Rubrud The Labours of a Friar in Cathay - John of Monte Corvino A Last Mission to Cathay - John of Marignolli Advice to Merchants Bound for Cathay - Francesco Pegolotti Henry the Navigator''s Search for New Lands - Gomes de Azurara Part Five: The Noble Castle The Makers POETS AND STORY-TELLERS The Vision of Viands - Aniar MacConglinne Hymn for Good Friday - Peter Abelard David''s Lament for Jonathan - Peter Abelard Let''s Away with Study - Anonymous When Diana Lighteth - Anonymous To Bel Vezer on Her Dismissal of the Poet - Bernart de Ventadorn Dawn Song - Anonymous The Pretty Fruits of Love - Anonymous This Song Wants Drink - Anonymous The Love of Tristan and Iseult - Gottfried von Strassburg Of the Churl Who Won Paradise - Anonymous Gather Ye Rosebuds - Romance of the Rose The Canticle of the Sun - Saint Francis of Assisi Of the Gentle Heart - Guido Guinicelli My Lady Looks So Gentle - Dante Alighieri Beauty in Women - Guido Cavalcanti Of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and of the Sinner - Jacopone da Todi Merciless Beauty: A Triple Roundel - Geoffrey Chaucer Roundel - Christine de Pisan Miracles of the Virgin - Johannes Herolt PAINTERS AND BUILDERS Of Pictures and Images - William Durandus How to Represent the Arts and Sciences - Quellenbuch zur Kunstgeschichte The Identity of Individual Artists - Recueil de textes relatifs l''histoire de l''architecture Abbots as Builders - Gesta abbatum sancti Albani A Painter on His Craft - Cennino Cennini Nature as the Supreme Authority - Leonardo da Vinci MUSICIANS Celtic Music and Music in General - Giraldus Cambrensis Two Musical Friars - Salimbene An Orchestra of the Fourteenth Century - Guillaume de Machaut The Mirror of History A Philosophy of History - Otto of Freising The Problems and Motives of the Historian - William of Tyre The Seven Liberal Arts On Study and Teaching - Hugh of St. Victor The Battle of the Arts - Henri d''Andeli Rules of the University of Paris - Chartulary of the University of Paris Fernando of Cordova, the Boy Wonder - Launoy The Problems of a Christian Humanist - John of Salisbury The Ancients and the Moderns - Walter Map A Plea for the Study of Languages - Roger Bacon Statute of the Council of Vienne on Languages - Chartulary of the University of Paris An English Humanist - Richard de Bury In Defence of Liberal Studies - Coluccio Salutati In Praise of Greek - Leonardo Bruni The Mirror of Nature Questions on Nature - Adelard of Bath Experimental Science - Roger Bacon The Case of a Woman Doctor in Paris - Chartulary of the University of Paris The History of Surgery - Gui de Chauliac The Mirror of Wisdom The Place of Logic in Philosophy - Peter Abelard The End of Man - Saint Thomas Aquinas On Learned Ignorance - Nicholas of Cusa The Vision of God The Soul Complains to God - Jacopone da Todi A Crying Mystic - Margery Kempe The Vision of God - Nicholas of Cusa Acknowledgments
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