We will be considering briefly two collections of poems. The first is by Peter of Blois. Compare these lyrics to the cult of love exemplified in the rise of the love lyric and in the Arthurian stories developing in the courts of Champagne and Troyes.
The second cluseter of lyrics is by Hugh Primas. Compare these to the poems of Fortunatus.
Paper topics: please bring your topics to class so that we can discuss them.
General discussion on medieval Latin in the Academy today.
Paper due by 7 May, 4 pm.
Peter of Blois, Lyrics; and Hugh Primas, Lyrics (in Dumbarton oaks volume)