Difference between revisions of "12th Century texts"

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=[[Chanson de Geste]]=
 
=[[Chanson de Geste]]=
 
*[[Chanson de Roland]] (Old French, 1130-1170)
 
*[[Chanson de Roland]] (Old French, 1130-1170)
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=Fiction (not necesarily romance)=
 
=Fiction (not necesarily romance)=
 
==Geoffrey, of Monmouth ([[fl.]] 1130-1155)==
 
==Geoffrey, of Monmouth ([[fl.]] 1130-1155)==
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**This appears to be an edition aimed at children.
 
**This appears to be an edition aimed at children.
   
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=Short poetry=
 
=Short poetry=
 
(rather than whole novels written in prose)
 
(rather than whole novels written in prose)
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====Peire Vidal==== fl. 1175-1205
 
====Peire Vidal==== fl. 1175-1205
   
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=Histories=
 
=Histories=
 
==[[Geoffrey, of Monmouth]]== (p. 1136-1148/55)
 
==[[Geoffrey, of Monmouth]]== (p. 1136-1148/55)
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=Scientific texts=
 
=Scientific texts=
 
This includes texts such as [[bestiary|bestiaries]], astronomical texts, [[calendars]], natural histories, etc which attempt to pass on some knowledge of what would be broadly classed science today. These books may also have served a secondary purpose of entertainment (for example heavily illustrated [[bestiary|bestiaries]]).
 
This includes texts such as [[bestiary|bestiaries]], astronomical texts, [[calendars]], natural histories, etc which attempt to pass on some knowledge of what would be broadly classed science today. These books may also have served a secondary purpose of entertainment (for example heavily illustrated [[bestiary|bestiaries]]).
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*Alexander Nequam (1157-1217)
 
*Alexander Nequam (1157-1217)
   
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=Other texts/unsorted=
 
=Other texts/unsorted=
 
*William of Malmesbury the history of Glastonbury, and the miracles of the Virgin
 
*William of Malmesbury the history of Glastonbury, and the miracles of the Virgin
 
*[[Marie de France]] - [[Saint Patrick's Purgatory]]
 
*[[Marie de France]] - [[Saint Patrick's Purgatory]]
   
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=More 12th C authors=
 
=More 12th C authors=
 
*Gerald of Wales (p. c1187-1216)
 
*Gerald of Wales (p. c1187-1216)

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