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Author Sandy, Gerald N
Title The Classical Heritage in France
Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2002
©2002
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Descript 1 online resource (593 pages)
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Series Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Ser. ; v.109
Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Ser
Note Intro -- The classical heritage in france -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- INTRODUCTION -- HELLENIZING GEOGRAPHY: TRAVELLERS IN CLASSICAL LANDS 1550-1800 -- FRANCE AND THE TRANSMISSION OF LATIN MANUSCRIPTS -- The "Codex Romanus -- The "Codex Parisinus" -- The "Schedae Vergilianae -- The "Codex Puteanus -- The "Codex Theodosianus" -- RESOURCES FOR THE STUDY OF ANCIENT GREEK IN FRANCE -- Introduction -- Teacher -- Teaching Methods -- Students -- Study Aids -- Dictionaries -- Grammar Books -- Greek Books and Manuscripts -- Conclusions -- GUILLAUME BUDÉ: PHILOLOGIST AND POLYMATH. A PRELIMINARY STUDY -- Introduction -- Course of Studies -- Published Works -- The First Fruits of My Muse -- Annotationes in Pandectas -- Love of Words -- Ignorance of Accursiani -- Contemporary and Earlier Scholarship -- Establishing the Text -- Digressions -- Defence of French Classical Scholarship and Humanism -- Conclusion -- ERASMUS AND PARIS -- EXCURSUS I The date of Erasmus' birth -- EXCURSUS 2 Erasmus' plans for Italian travel and his doctorate -- TRANSLATIONS FROM LATIN INTO FRENCH IN THE RENAISSANCE -- I Translation: Between Otium and Negotium -- II The Pedagogic Role of Translations -- Ill Translation, Imitation and Creative Writing -- IV Exampls of the Evolution of Translations c. 1500-1630 -- 1 1509 Octovien de Saint-Gelais, L·s Eneydes de Virgille37 -- 2 1541 Helisenne de Crenne, Les Quatre premiers livres des Eneydes du treselegant poete Virgile -- 3 1552 Louis des Masures, Les quatre premiers Iivres de l'Eneide -- 4 1552 Joachim Du Bellay, Le Quatriesme Livre de l'Eneide de Vergile -- 5 7575 Pierre Tredehan, les Quatre premiers livres de l'Eneide -- 6 1582 Robert et Antoine Le Chevalier d'Agneaux, Les Oeuvres de Virgile -- 7 Marie de Gournay -- Appendix -- FRANÇOIS RABELAIS -- Introduction -- Legal Humanism -- Medical Humanism -- Pantagruel and Gargantua
The Tiers and Quart livres -- Conclusion -- MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE: THE ESSAIS AND A TACITEAN DISCOURSE -- Hellenistic Rhetorical Theory: A Vehement "ForcibLe" Style (Deinotes) -- Hermeneutics: Tacitean Obscure-Brevity and Montaigne's Poetic Prose -- The Reader: A Listening Voice -- Conclusion -- PLUTARCH'S LIVES -- Introduction: Plutarch in France before amyot -- Jacques Amyot and His Translation of the "Lives -- The Influence on Playwrights -- Amyot's Influence on Montaigne -- The Seventeenth Century -- The Eighteenth Century -- Epilogue -- JACQUES AMYOT AND THE GREEK NOVEL: THE INVENTION OF THE FRENCH NOVEL -- i Early Works and Opera Minora: The Equivocal Place of Jacques Amyot's Translations of the Greek Novel in His OEuvre, and the Philological Doxa It Engendered -- ii Philology Subordinated to Literature: The Functional Clues to the Presentation of Amyot's Translations of the Greek Novel -- iii Jacques Amyot, Inventor of the French Novel (1548-1678) -- UNDER THE SHADOW OF SOCRATES -- LEGAL SCIENCE IN FRANCE IN THE SIXTEENTH AND SEVENTEENTH CENTURIES -- ON THE SUBLIME" -- The Context of the Publication of Boileau's Translation -- The Making of Boileau'sTranslation -- The Purpose and Contents of Boileau's Translation -- The Preface -- The Translation -- The "Réflexions critiques" -- Epilogue: The Influence of Boileau's Translation -- CLASSICAL MYTH AND ITS INTERPRETATION IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE -- The Medieval Tradition -- Mythology in the Renaissance -- The Mythical Tradition before 1545 -- Jean Dorat's Interpretative Method and the Pléiade (1545-1585) -- The Transition to the Seventeenth Century -- THE EPIC IN SIXTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE -- Theory -- Dominant Themes -- Transformation -- Ravishment -- Aetiological Myths -- Amorous Exploits -- Myths Exploring the Poet's Situation -- The Argonautic Cycle
The Argonautic Legend As a Source of Amatory Interest -- The Argonautic Legend As a Symbol of Heroism -- Orpheus -- Ronsard's 'Hymne de Calaïs, et de petes' -- Ronsard's 'Hymne de Pollux et de Castor' -- Ronsard's Argonautic Hymns As a Diptych -- La Franciade -- Invention -- Female Identity -- Art and Memory -- Appendix -- THE GREEK ANACREONTICS AND SIXTEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH LYRIC POETRY -- I. Introduction -- II. Henri Estienne and the Rediscovery of "Anacreon" in France -- III. Pierre de Ronsard, The Pléiade, and "La Douce Lyre Teïnne" -- IV. Anacreontic Adaptations -- V. Ronsard's Eroticism: Grec ou Gaulois? -- FABLES: AESOP AND BABRIUS -- 1. Babrius's Heritage -- 2. The Gallo-Roman Middle Ages and Phaedrus -- 3. The Fable in the Humanistic and Renaissance Age -- DRAMA -- Traged -- Comedy -- THE CLASSICAL HERITAGE IN FRENCH ARCHITECTURE -- SIXTEENTH-CENTURY BOOK ILLUSTRATION: THE CLASSICAL HERITAGE -- Appendix -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Abbreviation -- Bibliography -- INDEX OF NAMES -- GENERAL INDEX
A study of the reception of Greek and Latin culture in France in the 16th and 17th centuries. There are surveys on topics as diverse as the role of French travellers to classical lands in transforming perceptible reality into narrative textuality, and the influence of ancient law in France
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Sandy, Gerald N. The Classical Heritage in France Leiden : BRILL,c2002 9789004119161
Subject France -- Civilization -- Greek influences.;France -- Civilization -- Roman influences
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