Science and Literature in the Middle Ages and at the Period of the Renaissance

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Bickers and Son, 1878 - 552 Seiten
 

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Seite 325 - And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. "And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. "And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly.
Seite 326 - So the Lord scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth : and they left off to build the city. Therefore is the name of it called Babel ; because the Lord did there confound the language of all the earth : and from thence did the Lord scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.
Seite 325 - And the LORD said. Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do. Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.
Seite 332 - Pro Deo amur et pro Christian poblo et nostro commun salvament, d'ist di en avant, in quant Deus savir et podir me dunat, si salvarai eo cist meon fradre Karlo et in...
Seite 280 - America, which followed one another in rapid succession, was to take possession of the country in the name of the King of Spain, and to enrich a few adventurers of various nationalities.
Seite 507 - Preaching was not the sole arena in which religious oratory had to do battle. The Councils, which were, so to speak, the guardians of the sacred deposit of orthodox faith, and to which the Middle Ages owe, even in the Fig. 396. — Preaching of the first Missionary Apostles.— After a Tapestry in Tournay Cathedral, made at Arras in 1402.
Seite 490 - Henry II., there were represented at the same time Faith and Virtue, Olympus and the Parliament of Normandy, the Muses, and all Kings of France from Pharamond's time. Thus all epochs and all kinds of belief were put under contribution by the inventors of pantomimes, so as to give more attraction and splendour to these spectacles, which were solely intended to gratify the eye. Up to the middle of the sixteenth century, the farces, soties, and moralites continued to attract the public, and the scenic...
Seite 456 - His history is a vivid, animated, and picturesque Chronicle, and the only fault to be found with it is that it contains a few repetitions and mistakes. Froissart is very happy in the variety of tone which he has given to this picture, in which are portrayed festivals of the court, gatherings of the chevaliers, and tournaments, as well as sieges, feats of arms, and battles. His narrative is interlarded with amusing anecdotes and witty dialogue, and his immense Chronicle, of which there are several...
Seite 172 - ... trouveres, of humble origin no doubt, and, as such, more satiric and facetious than the poets who wrote the chansons de geste, invented the Fabliau, the Conte, Fig. 298.— -Conflagration of the Bel-Accueil Prison. Fig. 299.— Narcissus at the Fountain. Miniatures from the " Romance of the Rose." — Manuscript of the Fourteenth Century. In the Library of M. Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris. and the Dit, which abounded in comedy and sarcasm. The vices, the defects, the passions, and the foibles...
Seite 3 - National Archives. and these nations having adopted, by analogy of language, interests, and sympathy, a more regular form, there were but four nations : that of Franco (Figs. 2 and 3), that of England (Figs. 4 and 5), that of Normandy (Figs. 6 and 7), and that of Picardy (Figs. 8 and 9). The French nation consisted of five tribes, which included the bishoprics or metropolitan provinces of Paris, Sens, Rheims, and Bourges (Figs. 10 to 13), and all the south of Europe, so that a Spaniard or an Italian,...

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