By Mercedes Salvador-Bello
This e-book discusses the massive impression exerted via Isidore’s Etymologiae at the compilation of early medieval enigmata. both within the kind of thematic clusters or pairs, Isidorean encyclopedic styles are saw not just in significant Latin riddle collections in verse yet is usually detected within the vernacular assemblages inside the Exeter Book.
As with encyclopedias, the topic-centered association of riddles used to be pursued by way of compilers as a method meant to optimize the didactic and tutorial percentages inherent in those texts and desire the readers’ assimilation in their contents. This booklet therefore offers a thoroughgoing research of medieval riddling, with detailed cognizance to the Exeter ebook Riddles, demonstrating that this style constituted an immense a part of the varsity curriculum of the early center Ages.
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Isidorean Perceptions of Order: The Exeter Book Riddles and Medieval Latin Enigmata (WV MEDIEVEAL EUROPEAN STUDIES) by Mercedes Salvador-Bello