Poema Grecum: King Arthur and the Ancient Knight. Friedrich Von der Hagen, transl, James J. Owens, ed.
Poema Grecum: King Arthur and the Ancient Knight
Poema Grecum: King Arthur and the Ancient Knight

Poema Grecum: King Arthur and the Ancient Knight

Tucson: Thorn Books, 2022. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine. Item #22141
ISBN: 9798442567472

8vo. (8), 19, (45)pp. Pictorial boards. A fine copy.


A 13th or 14th century Greek fragment of an Arthurian tale discovered by Von der Hagen in the Vatican Library and published by him in 1821. This is the first translation into English of the fragment. It is followed by a facsimile of Von der Hagen's publication, which contains a length preface (in Latin), his recension of the Greek fragment, and then his Latin translation of the Greek.

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