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A companion to Alexander literature in the Middle Ages

Author: Z David Zuwiyya
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series: Brill's companions to the Christian tradition, v. 29.
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Drawing on decades of research on Alexander literature from all over the world, this book is bound to become a medievalist's best companion. It studies Alexander romances from the East and the West  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Companion to Alexander literature in the Middle Ages.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
(DLC) 2011012272
(OCoLC)711642481
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Z David Zuwiyya
ISBN: 9789004211933 9004211934
OCLC Number: 747837572
Description: 1 online resource (x, 409 pages).
Contents: Primary sources from the classical and early medieval periods / Richard Stoneman --
Alexander the Great in medieval Hebrew traditions / Saskia Donitz --
Alexander the Great in the Syriac literary tradition / Juan Pedro Monferrer-Sala --
The Alexander romance in the Arabic tradition / Z. David Zuwiyya --
The 'accursed' and the 'adventurer': Alexander the Great in Iranian tradition / Josef Wiesehofer --
The coptic Alexander romance / Daniel L. Selden --
The Ethiopic Alexander romance / Peter Christos Kotar --
Walter of Chatillon's Alexandreis / Maura Lafferty --
Medieval French Alexander romances / Laurence Harf-Lancner --
The Alexander tradition in Spain / Z. David Zuwiyya --
Alexander literature in English and Scots / David Ashurst --
German Alexander romances / Danielle Buschinger --
Alexander literature in Scandinavia / David Ashurst --
The Alexander romance in Italy / Roberta Morosini --
Bibliography of print editions and translations by chapter --
General bibliography.
Series Title: Brill's companions to the Christian tradition, v. 29.
Responsibility: edited by Z. David Zuwiyya.
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