Series: Medium Aevum Monographs, New Series (Book 20)
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: SSMLL; Reprint ed. edition (January 1, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.4 x 8.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 9450200
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The Historia Scholastica (circa 1170) mingles biblical narrative, Jewish legends, and commentary, and was a popular source of biblical material for authors until the Reformation. Maria Sherwood-Smith gives an introduction to the sources and transmission of the Latin work before investigating its reception in detail in two thirteenth-century German works, the Schwarzwälder Predigten and the Weltchronik of Rudolf von Ems. Briefer analyses of Jacob ...