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Versus de despectu sapientis: Ein Einblick in die lateinisch-deutsche Literaturszene um 1200

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Henrike Laehnemann



The manuscript Zentralbibliothek Zurich Ms C 58 is one of the most quoted and least known manuscripts of German literature. Newly found fragments allow a more precise localisation in the scholarly culture of the late 12th century. This is discussed with regard to a Latin-German mixed text, the 'Versus de despectu sapientis' that incorporte oral gnomic poetry in learned extracts from Horace and Ovid.

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Author(s): Lähnemann H

Editor(s): Ackermann, C., Barton, U.

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: "Texte zum Sprechen bringen": Philologie und Interpretation: Festschrift für Paul Sappler

Year: 2009

Pages: 19-34

Publisher: Niemeyer

Place Published: Tübingen


DOI: 10.1515/9783484971509.19

Notes: eBook ISBN: 9783484971509

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ISBN: 9783484108981