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An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds (Records of Western Civilization Series)

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Works by individual poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Poetry,
  • Ancient (Classical) Greek,
  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Literary Collections / Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Medieval,
  • Animals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNick Nicholas (Translator), George Baloglou (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9654620M
    ISBN 10023112760X
    ISBN 109780231127608

    , Nick Nicholas, George Baloglou, An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds: Translation and Commentary Somewhat more problematic for a theory of written transmission are errors where a word is replaced not by a synonym but by a soundalike.; , M William Krasilovsky, Sidney Shemel, John M Gross, Jonathan Feinstein, This Business of Music In recent years there has . Byzantine literature is the Greek literature of the Middle Ages, whether written in the territory of the Byzantine Empire or outside its borders. It forms the second period in the history of Greek literature after Ancient Greek literature. Although popular Byzantine literature and early Modern Greek literature both began in the 11th century, the two are indistinguishable.

      How the Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds became a Tale: Grafting Narrative. Lamenting the Fall or Disguising a Manifesto? The Poem Conquest of Constantinople Authentication, Theology and Narrative in the Gospel Book of Theophanes. Spiritual Progression in the Canon Tables of the Melbourne Gospels. Clement of Alexandria - From Prophecy to Author: Robert Mihajlovski.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

    Choice. February Vol 41 No. 6. An Entertaining tale of quadrupeds, tr. with commentary by Nick Nicholas and George ia, p. bibl index. ISBN X, $; ISBN pbk, $   When I was researching the background to the Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds in , I came across Charles Gidel's Imitations faites en grec depuis le douzième siècle, de nos anciens poèmes de chevalerie, which was the first mention of the Quadrupeds in scholarly Modern Greek studies officially kicked off in , with Wilhelm Wagner and .


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An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds is the first English verse translation of the Greek satirical poem Diegesis Paidiophrastos ton Zoon ton n by an anonymous author in fourteenth-century Byzantium, this vernacular allegorical poem has long been recognized as a unique document, one that appears to have originated independently of.

Get this from a library. An entertaining tale of quadrupeds. [Nick Nicholas; George Baloglou;] -- Nicholas (U. of Melbourne, Australia) and Baloglou (State U.

of New York, Oswego) have done an admirable job in creating a translation and commentary of this 15th-century Byzantine text. An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds is the first English verse translation of the Greek satirical poem Diegesis Paidiophrastos ton Zoon ton n by an anonymous author in fourteenth-century Byzantium, this vernacular allegorical poem has long been recognized as a unique document, one that appears to have originated independently of comparable works in 5/5(2).

Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds book Nick Nicholas. This neglected Greek satire is now available in English. Basing their translation on two critical editions of the 14th-century anonymous poem, Nicholas and Baloglou reveal the full texture of this unique genre of the Byzantine per.

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Low This article has been rated as Low-importance on the. Beyond Mathematics, he is the coauthor of "An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds" (Columbia University Press, ). Following his retirement he lives in Thessaloniki, Greece, continuing to pursue mathematical and philological interests.

"The lists were written by Byzantines who believed that western Christians had fallen into heresy and impiety. Systematically addressing each fault enumerated in the lists - including the Filioque, fasting on the Sabbath, prohibiting clerical marriage, eating unclean food, and crossing themselves the wrong way - Kolbaba traces the likely explanations of the differences in 5/5(1).

The Mediaeval Greek Animal Conflict poems Dr. Nick Nicholas University of California Irvine Amid the tumult of the civil wars of 14th century Byzantium, two vernacular Greek poems featured a debate between animals: the "Book of Birds" and the "Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds.".

The poems fall into a loose tradition of Parliaments of Animals, with representatives in Ancient. In the 14th-century Byzantine poem, An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds—a dialogue between various animals—the terms “pards,” “cat-pards,” and “leopards” are all.

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The Byzantine satire, An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds, is a fourteenth-century vernacular poem of just 1, lines that narrates a political meeting of animals which ends with a battle between herbivores and carnivores. The poem is rife with irony and sarcasm and offers a fascinating glimpse into the neglected literary and political world of.

The footnotes ensure that the lines become more allusive and more polysemantic, vacillating between transubstantiation and ghostly intimations. Nick Nicholas, George Baloglou (translators and editors), Introduction, Unknown author, An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds, [14th c, Παιδιόφραστος διήγησις τῶν.

In the fourteenth-century Byzantine work An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds, a wolf publicly disparaged a bear: You honey-munching, loathsome, squinting dirtbag, who never dares look up. You cross-eyed, stump-legged mere toy for foolish gypsies to make sport with, you who subsist on acorns and on pears and feeds on myrtle and arbutus berries.

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Constantinople in the Early Eighth Century: The Parastaseis Syntomoi Chronikai: Introduction, Translation, the French book of Brutus Wace, Arthur Wayne Glowka Snippet view - An Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds: Translation and Commentary Nick Nicholas, George Baloglou Limited preview - What did the Quadrupeds Know And When Did They Know It: The Education Of A Byzantine Bestiarist Nick Nicholas Linguistics & Applied Linguistics, University of Melbourne [email protected] 1.

Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds • Late mediaeval vernacular Greek work • Anonymous (like most works of its kind not written under Western dominion). The Book of Birds (Πουλολόγος) is a roughly contemporary poem, which is similar, and routinely appears in the same manuscripts as the Entertaining Tale of Quadrupeds, but is.

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