The first single-volume reference work on the history and culture of medieval France, this information-filled Encyclopedia of over 2, 400 entries covers the political, intellectual, literary, and musical history of the country from the early fifth century to the late 15th. The shorter entries offer succinct summaries of the lives of individuals, events, works, cities, monuments, and other important subjects, followed by essential bibliographies. Longer essay-length articles provide interpretive comments about significant institutions and important periods or events. The Encyclopedia is thoroughly cross-referenced and includes a generous selection of illustrations, maps, charts, and genealogiesThe manuscripts also include music for his famous Messe de Nostre Dame and a textless three-voice hocket. Machauta#39;s earliest narrative ... 1340a#39;, 4, 300 lines) is arguably the best and most influential French love poem of the 14th century. The Lover/Narrator tells of ... poem, serving as a manual for courtiers and providing a poetic and musical model for each of the formes fixes. Among the last and best of anbsp;...
|Author||:||William W. Kibler|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1995-01|