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Friendship in the Middle Ages and early modern age : explorations of a fundamental ethical discourse

Author: Albrecht Classen; Marilyn Sandidge
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2010.
Series: Fundamentals of medieval and early modern culture, 6.
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Although it seems that erotic love generally was the prevailing topic in the medieval world and the Early Modern Age, parallel to this the Ciceronian ideal of friendship also dominated the public  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albrecht Classen; Marilyn Sandidge
ISBN: 9783110253979 3110253976 9783110253986 3110253984
OCLC Number: 695560155
Description: ix, 802 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: friendship : the quest for a human --
Friendship of mutual perfecting in Augustine's confessions and the failure of classical amicitia / C. Stephen Jaeger --
The gift of friendship : beneficial and poisonous : friendships in the Byzantine Greek passion of Sergius and Bacchus / Stavroula Constantinou --
Where textual bodies meet : Anglo-Saxon women's epistolary friendships / Lisa M.C. Weston --
Sapienter amare poterimus : on rhetoric and friendship in the letters of Heloise and Abelard / Jennifer Constantine-Jackson --
Peter the Venerable and secular friendship / Marc Saurette --
Mysterious friends in the prayers and letters of Anselm of Canterbury / R. Jacob McDonie --
Monastic friendship in theory and in action in the twelfth century / Julian P. Haseldine --
Ideological friendship in the Middle Ages : Bonizo of Sutri and his liber ad amicum / John A. Dempsey --
Friendship in the heroic epic : Ruedegêr in the Nibelungenlied / Albrecht Classen --
Spiritual friendship in the works of Alfonso X of Castile : images of interaction between the sacred and spiritual worlds of thirteenth-century / Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo --
The spiritual friendship of Henry Suso and Elsbeth Stagel / David F. Tinsley --
Engendering obligation : sworn brotherhood and love rivalry in medieval English romance / Robert Stretter --
Talking bird and gentle heart : female homosocial bonding in Chaucer's "squire's tale" / Sara Deutch Schotland --
Sovereign fathers and sovereign friends in Hamlet and Michel de Montaigne's "of friendship" / Theodore Kaouk --
Die zwei Freunde des Leonardo da Vinci : eine kunsthistorische Fallstudie (with an English abstract) / Miriam Sarah Marotzki --
Friendship and good counsel : the discourses of friendship and Parrhesia in Francis Bacon's the essayes or counsels, civill and morall / Stella Achilleos --
Painted friends : political interests and the transformation of international learned sociability / Vera Keller --
"If I must example bee" : Donne's Petrarchan heart as speculum amicitiae / L. Bellee Jones --
George Herbert's friendship with Christ in the Temple (1633) / Jean-Christophe Van Thienen --
Friendship and enmity to God and nation : the complexities of Jewish-gentile relations in the Whitehall conference of 1655 / Andrew Crome.
Series Title: Fundamentals of medieval and early modern culture, 6.
Responsibility: edited by Albrecht Classen and Marilyn Sandidge.


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"In den 20 Beitagen dieses informativen Sammelbandes werden unterschiedliche Bewertungen, Konstruktionen und Funktionen von Freundschaft im Kloster und am Hof, in weltlichen Erzahlungen und Read more...

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