Turpines Story: A Middle English Translation of the Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle

Turpines Story: A Middle English Translation of the Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle

Turpines Story A Middle English Translation of the Pseudo Turpin Chronicle This unique Middle English text not previously published of the immensely popular story of Charlemagne s Spanish wars and defeat at Roncevaux has only recently been discovered It is one of the earl

  • Title: Turpines Story: A Middle English Translation of the Pseudo-Turpin Chronicle
  • Author: Stephen H.A. Shepherd
  • ISBN: 9780197223253
  • Page: 121
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This unique Middle English text, not previously published, of the immensely popular story of Charlemagne s Spanish wars and defeat at Roncevaux, has only recently been discovered It is one of the earliest prose romances, pre dating Sir Thomas Malory s Morte D Artur by than a decade This version testifies to a distinctive British tradition of the Charlemagne story TThis unique Middle English text, not previously published, of the immensely popular story of Charlemagne s Spanish wars and defeat at Roncevaux, has only recently been discovered It is one of the earliest prose romances, pre dating Sir Thomas Malory s Morte D Artur by than a decade This version testifies to a distinctive British tradition of the Charlemagne story The manuscript s history locates the text in Lancastrian and regional politics of the mid fifteenth century.

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    I'm not actually reading this Middle-English version of the Psuedo-Turpin Chronicle, thank God, but a modern English one translated from Irish, taken from the original Latin, that isn't on .Supposedly written by the Archbishop Turpin of Reims, but actually composed about 4 centuries later, the latter part of the book is parallel to The Song of Roland, describing Ganelon's betrayal and the defeat of Roland and the Twelve Peers at Roncesvalles, but the early portion of the chronicle is focused on [...]

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