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King Artus : a Hebrew Arthurian romance of 1279

Author: Curt Leviant
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2003.
Series: Medieval studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Syracuse University Press edView all editions and formats
Some unknown Hebrew writer began the task of translating a now-lost Italian Arthurian romance in the 13th century. This text presents the never-completed Hebrew transcript and, on facing pages, its English translation. Also included are essays considering the literary background of this Arthurian romance, Jewish aspects of the manuscript, and the European antecedents of the Hebrew romance in general. Annotation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Romances
Translations into English
Arthurian romances
Romances, Hebrew
Named Person: Merlin, (Legendary character); Merlin, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curt Leviant
ISBN: 0815630115 9780815630111
OCLC Number: 52429403
Description: 126 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Medieval studies.
Other Titles: Melech Artus.
Responsibility: edited and translated with cultural and historic Commentary by Curt Leviant.
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An English translation of a medieval Hebrew Arthurian tale based on the work of an Italian Jew in 1279. The stories tell of Merlin's role in the seductions of Igerna by Pendragon and of Arthur's rise  Read more...


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