King Artus: A Hebrew Arthurian Romance of 1279. Curt Leviant, ed. and transl.

King Artus: A Hebrew Arthurian Romance of 1279

n.p. Syracuse University Press, 2003. Wraps. Fine. Item #20921
ISBN: 0815630115

Tall 8vo. 126pp. In English but for the transcription of the manuscript, which is in Hebrew facing the English translation.

Glossy wraps. The first Syracuse University printing, after a hardback published by Ktav in 1969.

The Romance is a Hebrew translation of a lost Italian version of an Old French manuscript of the tales of King Arthur. This appears to be the first edition the English translation of the untitled Hebrew manuscript form the unique copy in the Vatican Library. The Hebrew was first published by Berliner in 1885.


Price: $25.00

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