Henry Totting of Oyta: Three Sermons of a Late Medieval Intellectual: De passione Domini - De assumpcione beate Virginis Marie - De nativitate Iohanni by Jan OdstrcilíkHenry Totting of Oyta: Three Sermons of a Late Medieval Intellectual: De passione Domini - De assumpcione beate Virginis Marie - De nativitate Iohanni by Jan Odstrcilík

Henry Totting of Oyta: Three Sermons of a Late Medieval Intellectual: De passione Domini - De…

byJan Odstrcilík, Riccardo Burgazzi, Francesca Battista

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The book presents Henry Totting of Oyta (d. 1397), a late medieval intellectual who was active in Erfurt, Prague, Paris, and Vienna. In spite of the fact that he is a well-known figure, the majority of his works remain unedited in manuscripts. The authors analyse and provide the first editions of three of his sermons: On the Passion, On the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and On the Nativity of John the Baptist. Totting wrote each of them at a different point in his career, for a different audience and in a different style. They contribute to our knowledge about late medieval devotion and illustrate the transformation of late medieval intellectual life in Central Europe.

Jan Odstrc?ilík studied Medieval and Neo-Latin Studies at Charles University (Prague). He researches late medieval preaching, and medieval Latin treatises on the art of studying. Riccardo Burgazzi studied Medieval and Neo-Latin Studies at Charles University (Prague). He focuses on late medieval Apocrypha. Francesca Battista studi...
Title:Henry Totting of Oyta: Three Sermons of a Late Medieval Intellectual: De passione Domini - De…Format:PaperbackDimensions:8 × 6 × 0.3 inPublished:September 21, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Henry Totting of Oyta – De passione Domini De assumpcione Marie De nativitate Iohannis Baptiste – Late medieval preaching – Intellectual history – Manuscript studies – Medieval Central European universities – Petrarch