The Studies in Romance Languages Series was edited by Dr. John E. Keller. More titles will be available for download in the coming months.
The twelve essays in this fiorilegio of the work of Otis H. Green afford a representative view of the thought and scholarship of one of the world’s foremost Hispanists. In each of them is developed some important facet of the intellectual milieu of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, reflecting Otis Green’s life-long and wide-ranging quest for evidence that would broaden our understanding of those complex periods and correct the misapprehensions which have gathered about them. Included are important sections of his great work, Spain and the Western Tradition and essays from journals now difficult to obtain or out of print. ...Read More
The Libro de los Buenos Proverbios, a key work in the medieval didactic tradition, is presented here for the first time in a western translation. The proverbs were assembled by the great ninth-century physician, translator, and author, Hunayn ibn Ishaq. Harlan G. Sturm provides an excellent introduction to his translation of the Buenos Proverbios which deals with the book’s role in medieval proverbial literature and with the life and significance of Hunayn ibn Ishaq, whose influence in his own period was significant. Hunayn accurately translated the scientific works of the ancients and contributed important commentaries to the medieval and scientific ...Read More