Medieval literature
Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (encompassing the one thousand years from the fall of the Weste...
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Joyeuse - 3D
Joyeuse, sword of Charles the Great, sculpted and animated with Blender 2.62. Soundtrack: The Sims Medieval - main theme.
Alcina
Joan Sutherland sings Tornami a vagheggiar from Handel's Alcina. Richard Bonynge, piano Perth 1982.
Ariodante
Angelika Kirchschlager sings the aria of Ariodante Dopo notte, atra e funesta in act III of the eponymous opera from Handel. Les Talens Lyriques, Christoph...
Orlando finto pazzo
Antonio Lucio Vivaldi (1678 † 1741) Opera Orlando finto Pazzo RV727 Libretto: Grazio Braccioli Italy Teatro San Angelo, Venice November (1714) 15. Recitativo...
Orlando furioso (Vivaldi)
An aria from Orlando Furioso by Antonio Vivaldi, featuring Jeffrey Gall, countertenor, and Alan Cox, flute.
Roland (Lully)
Act III, Scene VI Les Talens Lyriques.
Dies Irae
This is a rendition of the famous 13th century Latin Catholic hymn, Dies Irae (or, Day of Wrath, about the Second Coming of Christ and Judgment Day). Thi...
Early medieval literature
See also: Ancient literature, 10th century in literature, list of years in literature.This is a list of literature (texts and authors) dating to the 6th to 9th centuries (corresponding roughly to the ...
Medieval poetry
Because most of what we have was written down by clerics, much of extant medieval poetry is religious. The chief exception is the work of the troubadours and the minnesänger, whose primary innovation ...
Medieval theatre
Medieval theatre refers to the theatre in the period between the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century A.D. and the beginning of the Renaissance in approximately the 15th century A.D. Me...
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Allegory in the Middle Ages
Allegory in the Middle Ages was a vital element in the synthesis of biblical and classical traditions into what would become recognizable as medieval culture. People of the Middle Ages consciously dre...
Allegory in the Middle Ages - Wikipedia
Fabliau
A fabliau (plural fabliaux) is a comic, often anonymous tale written by jongleurs in northeast France between ca. 1150 and 1400. They are generally characterized by sexual and scatological obscenity, ...
Byzantine literature
Byzantine literature is the Greek literature of the Middle Ages, whether written in the territory of the Byzantine Empire or outside its borders. It forms the second period in the history of Greek lit...
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Old English literature
Old English literature (sometimes referred to as Anglo-Saxon literature) encompasses literature written in Old English (also called Anglo-Saxon) in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th century to the deca...
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Anglo-Norman literature
Anglo-Norman literature is literature composed in the Anglo-Norman language developed during the period 1066–1204 when the Duchy of Normandy and England were united in the Anglo-Norman realm.
The...
Medieval French literature
Medieval French literature is, for the purpose of this article, literature written in Oïl languages (particularly Old French and early Middle French) during the period from the eleventh century to the...
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Medieval German literature
Medieval German literature refers to literature written in Germany, stretching from the Carolingian dynasty; various dates have been given for the end of the German literary Middle Ages, the Reformati...
Ottoman literature
Turkish literature (Turkish: Türk edebiyatı or Türk yazını) comprises both oral compositions and written texts in the Turkish language, either in its Ottoman and Azeri or in less exclusively liter...
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Arabic literature
Arabic literature (Arabic: الأدب العربي‎ / ALA-LC: al-Adab al-‘Arabī) is the writing, both prose and poetry, produced by writers in the Arabic language. The Arabic word used for literature i...
Islamic literature
Islamic literature is literature written with an Islamic perspective, in any language. The best known fiction from the Islamic world is The Book of One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights), a comp...
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Hebrew literature
Hebrew literature consists of ancient, medieval, and modern writings in the Hebrew language. It is one of the primary forms of Jewish literature, though there have been cases of literature written in...