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6 edition of Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth I found in the catalog.

Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth I

Bern, Burgerbibliothek, MS 568 (Historia Regum Britannie)

by Neil Wright

  • 50 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by D.S.Brewer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • British & Irish history: c 500 to c 1000,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Medieval And Early Modern Latin Literature,
  • Great Britain - History,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Latin,
  • England,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • To 449,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Medieval,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Medieval,
  • Arthur,,
  • Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Legends, Celtic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8304803M
    ISBN 100859912116
    ISBN 109780859912112

    Review: "A. Griscom (ed.), The Historia Regum Britannia of Geoffrey of Monmouth (London and New York, )," Romantic Review, vol. 21 (), p. Julia C. Crick, The Historia regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth, vol. 3, A Summary Catalogue if the Manuscripts (Cambridge, ), p. The British history of Geoffrey of Monmouth by Geoffrey, of Monmouth, Bishop of St. Asaph, ?; Thompson, Aaron, b or 2, [from old catalog] tr; Giles, John Allen, , [from old catalog] ed.

    Neil Wright is the author of The Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth I ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews), Historia Regum Britannie of /5(7). "TRANSLATING ENGLAND IN MEDIEVAL ICELAND: GEOFFREY OF MONMOUTH’S HISTORIA REGUM BRITANNIE AND BRETA SQGUR" published on .

    The Historia Regum Britanniae (English: The History of the Kings of Britain) is a pseudohistorical account of British history, written c. by Geoffrey of Monmouth. It chronicles the lives of the kings of the Britons in a chronological narrative spanning a time of two thousand years, beginning with the Trojans founding the British nation and /5(18).   Following her vital cataloguing of the surviving + manuscripts of the Historia Regum Britanniein Volume III, Julia Crick has been able in Volume IV to present the information which the manuscripts contain both about the textual development of Geoffrey's History and about its circulation and audience. Crick begins by exploring the evidence for grouping the Pages:


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Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth IV: Dissemination and Reception in the Later Middle Ages (Volume 4) [Crick, Julia C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth IV: Dissemination and Reception in the Later Middle Ages (Volume 4).

Historia regum Britanniae, (Latin: “History of the Kings of Britain”) fictional history of Britain written by Geoffrey of Monmouth sometime between and The Historia regum Britanniae was one of the most popular books of the Middle Ages.

The story begins with the settlement of Britain by Brutus the Trojan, great-grandson of Aeneas, and the Trojan Corineus. Gottfried's von Monmouth historia regum Britannie: mit literar-historischer einleitung und ausführlichen anmerkungen, und brut tysylio, altwälsche chronik in deutscher uebersetzung: Author: Geoffrey (of Monmouth, Bishop of St.

Asaph) Editor: Albert Schulz: Translated by: Albert Schulz: Publisher: E. Anton, Original from: the University 4/5(1). Well over two hundred surviving manuscripts of the Historia exist.

The interested scholar can find a complete list of these manuscripts in the following catalogue: Crick, Julia C. The Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth.

III. A Summary Catalogue of the Manuscripts. Cambridge: D. Brewer, Selected Editions: Reeve, Michael D. The Gesta Regum Britannie, a Latin poem comprising nearly 5, hexameters, is a vital but little known witness to the reception of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum n shortly before the middle of the thirteenth century, the poem is dedicated to Cadioc, bishop of Vannes in Brittany, and so testifies to the Breton reaction to and enthusiasm for Geoffrey Format: Hardcover.

The Topical Concerns of Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia Regum Britannie: History, Prophecy, Peacemaking, and English Identity in the Twelfth Century Paul Dalton T he Historia Regum Britannie (Historia) of Geoffrey of Monmouth has been described as ‘‘one of the most influential books of history.

The existence of nearly two hundred Latin manuscripts of the Historia Regum Britanniae of Geoffrey of Monmouth is in itself eloquent testimony to its author’s popularity.1 Extensive borrowings from the Historia by chroniclers in prose and verse, and the numerous versions in Welsh as well as other languages only served to enhance a reputation that was growing apace.

Geoffrey of Monmouth brave soldier and expert commander; so that Britain with joy acknowledges, that in you she possesses another Henry. Chapter 2. The first inhabitants of Britain. Britain, the best of islands, is situated in the Western Ocean, between France and Ireland, being eight hundred miles long, and two hundred broad.

Geoffrey of Monmouth's Histories of the Kings of Britain was a medieval attempt to forge a national epic for the British people, shortly after the Norman conquest. Geoffrey invented a mythical back-history for the Britons, starting, as Virgil did, with a fugitive from the sack of Troy, named Brute or Brutus.

Get this from a library. The Historia regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth. [Geoffrey, of Monmouth Bishop of St. Asaph; Neil Wright; Julia C Crick; Burgerbibliothek Bern.]. English Historical Review Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britannie was one of the most influential literary works of the 12th century.

It offered a new and allegedly authoritative history of the British from their first colonisation of the island under Brutus until the late 7th century AD; hence its immediate and lasting popularity.

Aaron Thompson's Translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britannie: InAaron Thompson published the first English translation of Geoffrey's lengthy preface spent a great deal of time addressing the question of the truth of Geoffrey's account, particularly with respect to the story of the Trojan origins of Britain.

Buy a cheap copy of Historia regum Britanniae book by Geoffrey of Monmouth. Completed inThe History of the Kings of Britain traces the story of the realm from its supposed foundation by Brutus to the coming of the Saxons some two Free shipping over $/5(5).

1 []. Uther Pendragon being dead, the nobility from several provinces assembled together at Silchester, and proposed to Dubricius, archbishop of Legions, that he should consecrate Arthur, Uther's son, to be their they were now in great straits, because, upon hearing of the king's death, the Saxons had invited over their countrymen from Germany, and.

Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth - A Summary Catalogue of the Manuscripts by Julia Crick,available at Book 5/5(1). Geoffrey of Monmouth (c. –) was a scholar and probably also a monk, educated in Monmouth and living in Oxford. He was in later life Bishop of St Asaph.

He wrote the work Historia Regum Britanniae (c. ) in Latin, which tells the ‘history’ of Britain from its founding by the Trojan Brutus up to the death of King Arthur and the.

The Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth I Bern, Burgerbibliothek, MS (Historia Regum Britannie) (Historia Regum Britannie) by Neil Wright. 1 Want to read; 11 Currently reading; Published Octo by Written in English Subjects: British & Irish history: BCE to c CE.

Geoffrey of Monmouth, Historia regum Britanniae: ed. Reeve & N. Wright (Woodbridge, ). This copy contains §§ 1–3, 5– of the work, in which 83–4, –4,are compressed; the text is not divided into the normal book-divisions; there is no rubric. Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britannie was one of the most influential literary works of the 12th century.

It offered a new and allegedly authoritative history of the British from their first colonisation of the island under Brutus until the late 7th century AD; hence its immediate and lasting popularity. The Gesta Regum Britannie, a Latin poem comprising nearly 5, hexameters, is a vital but little known witness to the reception of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum n shortly before the middle of the thirteenth century, the poem is dedicated to Cadioc, bishop of Vannes in Brittany, and so testifies to the Breton reaction to and enthusiasm for Geoffrey.

For the Historia's text, see The Historia Regum Britanniae of Geoffrey of Monmouth with Contributions to the Study of Its Place in Early British History, ed. Griscom, Acton and trans. Jones, Robert Ellis (New York, ; cited hereafter as HGM); The Historia Regum Britannie of Geoffrey of Monmouth I: Bern, Burgerbibliothek, MS.ed.

Wright.CHAP. IGeoffrey of Monmouth's preface to Merlin's prophecy. I had not got thus far in my history, when the subject of public discourse happening to be concerning Merlin, I was obliged to publish his prophecies at the request of my acquaintance, but especially of Alexander, bishop of Lincoln, a prelate of the greatest piety and wisdom.

Book Overview The full, ancient text: Historia Regum ia regum Britanniae (or The History of the Kings of Britain) is a supposedly historical account written by Geoffrey of Monmouth in