Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius (Recentiores: Later Latin Texts and Contexts) by Michael Roberts

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  • Poetry & poets,
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  • History: World,
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  • Latin,
  • Peristephanon,
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  • History,
  • Medieval,
  • Prudentius,
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  • Christian poetry, Latin,
  • Rome,
  • General,
  • Christian martyrs in literature,
  • Christianity and literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Prudentius,

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Title:: Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius: Author:: Roberts, Michael, September Note: Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c   Cassian and Hippolytus.

In archaeological terms, there are no rural and few urban sites that are demonstrably martyrial in function. The centrality of Hispanic martyrs to the Peristephanon, Hershkowitz concludes, is evidence of Prudentius’ promotion of this devotion and does not reflect vibrant martyr cults in late antique Hispania.

The Hardcover of the Prudentius, Spain, and Late Antique Christianity: Poetry, Visual Culture, and the Cult of Martyrs by Paula Hershkowitz at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Prudentius' Peristephanon is a collection of martyr texts from a vital period for the growth of martyr cult in the West.

Building on recent work on the cult of the saints and on the sacralization of the space and time, Roberts demonstrates how the Peristephanon relates to. This book sets Prudentius' martyr poetry within the religious, social, and visual contexts of late antique Spain.

This original approach utilises the fields of history, archaeology, classical literature and art history, and the book is important for academics and more advanced students within these : Paula Hershkowitz. Poetry and Cult of the Martyrs. The liber Peristephanon of Prudentius.

Recentiores: Latin Latin Texts and Contexts. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Read or Download Now ?book=PDF Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius EBook. Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs 作者: Michael Roberts 出版社: University of Michigan Press 副标题: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius (Recentiores: Later Latin Texts and Contexts) 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Classical Guitar & Beyond. Full text of "Prudentius" See other formats. Liber Cathemerinon-- ("Book in Accordance with the Hours") comprises 12 lyric poems on various times of the day and on church festivals.

Liber Peristephanon-- ("Crowns of Martyrdom") contains 14 lyric poems on Spanish and Roman martyrs. Some were suggested to Prudentius by sacred images in churches or by the inscriptions of Pope Damasus I.

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Abstract. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and of access: Internet Prudentius, b.Christian martyrs in literature., Christian poetry, Author: Michael John Roberts. An introduction to Prudentius: a Spanish poet for the martyrs; 2.

Prudentius' audience: society and religious belief in late antique Hispania; 3. The Peristephanon and the martyr cults in Roman Spain; 4.

Visual culture and martyrs: Prudentius, painter of pictures in words; 5. Prudentius' poetry in the context of the late antique culture of. Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius (Recentiores: Later Latin Texts and Contexts) Michael Roberts Published by University of Michigan Press ().

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Poetry and the cult of the martyrs: the Liber peristephanon of Prudentius. [Michael Roberts] -- Prudentius' Peristephanon is a collection of martyr texts from. Martyrs: Modulations of the Acta Martyrum in Prudentius’ Peristephanon,vi by MARK GLEN BILBY University of Virginia E-mail: mgb [email protected] In hymn vi of his Peristephanon, Prudentius dramatically reworks the plot of the Passio Fructuosi.

The poet. Get this from a library. Poetry and the cult of the martyrs: the Liber peristephanon of Prudentius. [Michael J Roberts]. Abstract. This essay compares the treatments of language, suffering, and resistance in Prudentius’ Peristephanon and Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee, themes unified in the motif of the injured Prudentius and Cha craft fictionalized autobiographies by recounting stories of legendary martyrs, Christian in the Peristephanon, women in : Irina Dumitrescu.

Michael Roberts is Robert Rich Professor of Latin at Wesleyan University. In addition to numerous articles, he is the author of four previous books, including The Jeweled Style: Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity () and Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius (Michigan ).

Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving /5. The central interest of Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs is with the style of presentation of the cult of the martyrs within the Peristephanon.

In five chapters, R. examines a number of aspects of the collection, in relation to structures and poetic strategies. Lease, A Syntactic, Stylistic and Metrical Study of Prudentius (Baltimore ). Anne-Marie Palmer, Prudentius on the Martyrs. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Michael Roberts, Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs.

The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius, Ann Arbor Pranala luar. This critical study provides the first comprehensive analysis of the Latin poet Prudentius, considered one of the greatest Christian poets of the late Antique period. Palmer examines the poet's life and society, investigates the purpose of the poems--especially the Peristephanon--and their intended audience, and discusses them in relation to both the heritage of Classical literature and to.

Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs. The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius, Ann Arbor Fux, Pierre-Yves. Les sept Passions de Prudence (Peristephanon ). Introduction générale et commentaire.

Universitaires Fribourg, Fux, Pierre-Yves. Prudence et les martyrs: hymnes et tragédie (Peristephanon ). Academic Автор: Аврелій Пруденцій. A gifted poet and a staunch Christian, Prudentius adapted the language of classical poetry to create an original corpus of Christian poetry, which left a profound mark on European culture.

In recent years, several interesting monographs have suggested fresh ways of approaching his different works, mainly from a literary perspective.

Buy Prudentius, Spain, and Late Antique Christianity: Poetry, Visual Culture, and the Cult of Martyrs by Hershkowitz, Paula (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The works of Prudentius include: Liber Cathemerinon-- ("Book in Accordance with the Hours") comprises 12 lyric poems on various times of the day and on church festivals.

Liber Peristephanon-- ("Crowns of Martyrdom") contains 14 lyric poems on Spanish and Roman martyrs. Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: the Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Sage, Paula W. "Vatic Admonition in Horace Odes ". Michael Roberts, Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius () Robert Hollander, Dante's Epistle to Cangrande () Siegfried Wenzel, Macaronic Sermons: Bilingualism and Preaching in Late-Medieval England ().

Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c), by Michael Roberts (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Cults Stripping the Gurus: Sex, Violence, Abuse and Enlightenment, by Geoffrey D.

Falk (HTML and PDF with commentary at ). Pierre-Yves Fux, «Les sept Passions de Prudence (Peristephanon ). Introduction générale et commentaire», pages, Éditions Universitaires Fribourg, ; Michael Roberts, «Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs.

The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius», Ann Arbor External links. An Intertextual Journey in Prudentius, Peristephanon 9 in This paper investigates the influence of the Aeneid on the ninth poem of Prudentius’ Peristephanon.

In the poem, Prudentius is on his way to Rome when he discovers the tomb of St. Cassian, and an account of the saint’s passion follows. Roberts M. Poetry and the Cult of the Cited by: 1. He has published extensively on late Latin poetry, including The Jeweled Style: Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity () and Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius ().

His most recent book, The Humblest Sparrow: The Poetry Cited by: 1. Michael Roberts, Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius () Robert Hollander, Dante's Epistle to Cangrande () Siegfried Wenzel, Macaronic Sermons: Bilingualism and Preaching in Late-Medieval England () Joaquin Martinez Pizarro, Writing Ravenna: A Narrative Performance in the Ninth Century ().

[5] Prudentius, Book about the Crowns {Liber Peristephanon} 14, The Passion of Agnes {Passio Agnetis} vv.Latin text from Thomson () vol.

1, p.my English translation, benefiting from that of id. Subsequent quotes from Peristephanon, Passio Agnetis are similarly sourced. The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius. Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option; Hardcover: $ Available: Add Hardcover for "Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs" to Cart: 4.

Religion and the Authority of the Past. Tobin Siebers, Editor. University of Michigan Press Greene Street Ann Arbor, MI The second volume contains the second book of "Against the Address of Symmachus," opposing a petition for the replacement of an altar and statue of Victory; "Crowns of Martyrdom" (Peristephanon Liber), 14 hymns to martyrs mostly of Spain; "Lines To Be Inscribed under Scenes from History" (Tituli Historiarum), 49 four-line stanzas which are 5/5(2).

Michael Roberts, «Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs. The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius», Ann Arbor ; External links. Works by Prudentius at Project Gutenberg - Latin and English of the Cathemerinon only.

Liber peristephanon - Latin text. The Catholic Encyclopedia; The. He has published extensively on late Latin poetry, including The Jeweled Style: Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity () and Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius ().

His most recent book, The Humblest Sparrow: The Poetry Author: Michael J. Roberts. Michael Roberts, «Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs. The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius», Ann Arbor ; Pierre-Yves Fux, «Les sept Passions de Prudence (Peristephanon ).

Introduction générale et commentaire», pages, Éditions Universitaires Fribourg. His primary area of research is the Latin poetry of late antiquity and he has published five books on that subject, Biblical Epic and Rhetorical Paraphrase in Late Antiquity (Liverpool, ), The Jeweled Style:Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity (Ithaca, N.Y., ), Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius.

His primary area of research is the Latin poetry of late antiquity and he has published five books on that subject, Biblical Epic and Rhetorical Paraphrase in Late Antiquity (Liverpool, ), The Jeweled Style:Poetry and Poetics in Late Antiquity (Ithaca, N.Y., ), Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs: The Liber Peristephanon of Prudentius.space in the poetry of Prudentius.

While increasing focus has been paid to this topic in late Roberts approached the Liber Peristephanon from the point of view of the cult of the martyrs, though always putting the literary achievement of the poet to the forefront.8 Roberts' monograph has been followed by a number of articles on various 5Cited by: 1.

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