SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

The Kingdom of Sicily, 1100-1250

Product Details

Table of Contents

1. Toward a Literary History of the Kingdom of Sicily 2. An Archeology of the Sicilian Park 3. Frederick II and the Genesis of a Sicilian Romance Culture 4. Rereading Le Origini: Sicilian Romance Poetry and the Language of Natural Philosophy 5. Beyond Le Origini: Sicilian Romance Poetry in a Feminine Voice 6. Vernacularity and Sicilian Culture TEXTS IN TRANSLATION From the Arabic Ibn Hamdis "In youth, the soul attains its desire" (from the Siqilliyyat) "Because of long-lasting grief " (from the Siqilliyyat) "Oh, garden of love" "You tortured me with the two elements" Abu Musa "Oh, blonde tribe, my blood is on your hands" "My tears expose my love" Al-Atrabanishi, "Oh, Favara of the two seas!" Al-Buthayri and Ibn Bashrun, "Pass round the golden carnelian-red [wine]" Abu al-Daw', "The radiant moon has been extinguished" Abu Hafs, "He sought solace" Introduction to al-Idrisi's Geography The Travels of Ibn Jubayr The Daughter of Ibn 'Abbad and Frederick II From the Latin Henricus Aristippus's Preface to His Translation of Plato's Phaedo, ca. 1156 Preface to a Translation of Ptolemy's Almagest by an Unknown Translator, ca. 1160 "Hugo Falcandus" on the Death of William and the Arrival of the Germans Peter of Eboli, Lament on the Death of William II Frederick II, Hunting with Birds Frederick II and Lucera Innocent IV Excommunicates Frederick The Destruction of Lucera From the Old French Introduction to the Book of Sydrac From the Sicilian Giacomo da Lentini "Maravigliosamente" "Amor non vole" "Or come pote si gran donna intrare" "A l'aire claro o vista ploggia dare" Frederick II, "Dolze meo drudo" Mazzeo di Ricco, "Sei anni o travagliato" Rinaldo d'Aquino, "Gia mai non mi conforto" Guido delle Colonne, "Ancor che l'aigua per lo foco lassi" Anonymous, "Oi lassa 'namorata" Notes Bibliography Index Acknowledgments

About the Author

Karla Mallette teaches civilization studies at American University of Beirut.


"Mallette is a lucid and at times moving writer, and she has exactly the sort of broad-based vision and notion of literary history that has been in short supply these last several decades."--Maria Rosa Menocal, Yale University

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling The Kingdom of Sicily, 1100-1250: A Literary History (The Middle Ages Series) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top