By Floris Bernard,Dr Bernard Floris,Prof Dr Demoen Kristoffel
Byzantine poetry of the 11th century is interesting, but underexplored terrain. It offers a full of life view on modern society, is usually permeated with wit and magnificence, and is anxious with a large choice of topics. simply now are we commencing to understand the probabilities that this poetry bargains for our wisdom of Byzantine tradition usually, for the highbrow heritage of Byzantium, and for the evolution of poetry itself. it really is, in addition, occasionally within the so much overlooked texts that the main interesting discoveries might be made.
This ebook, the 1st collaborative book-length research at the subject, takes an immense step to fill this hole. It brings jointly experts of the interval who delve into this poetry with diversified yet complementary targets in brain, protecting the hyperlinks among paintings and textual content, linguistic evolutions, social performance, modern analyzing attitudes, and so forth. The authors target to offer the creation of 11th-century verse a spot within the Byzantine style method and within the ancient evolution of Byzantine poetry and metrics. for that reason, this publication will, to exploit the expression of 2 very important poets of the interval, "offer a small style" of what should be won from the intense research of this period.
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Poetry and its Contexts in Eleventh-century Byzantium by Floris Bernard,Dr Bernard Floris,Prof Dr Demoen Kristoffel