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The Cosmographia of Bernardus Silvestris.

Bernard Silvestris

The Cosmographia of Bernardus Silvestris.

by Bernard Silvestris

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [165]-171.

StatementA translation with introd. and notes by Winthrop Wetherbee.
ContributionsWetherbee, Winthrop, 1938-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA8275.B25 C613
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17754615M
ISBN 100231036766

  [PDF Download] Authority and Imitation: A Study of the Cosmographia of Bernard Silvestris [Read]. Cosmographia (also known as De mundi universitate) is a Latin philosophical allegory, dealing with the creation of the universe, by the twelfth-century author Bernardus form, it is a prosimetrum, in which passages of prose alternate with verse passages in various classical philosophical basis of the work is the Platonism of contemporary philosophers associated with the.

Cosmographia (also known as De mundi universitate) is a Latin philosophical allegory, dealing with the creation of the universe, by the twelfth-century author Bernard form, it is a prosimetrum, in which passages of prose alternate with verse passages in various classical philosophical basis of the work is the Platonism of contemporary philosophers associated with the. The heart of the book is the Latin text with facing English translations. The text of the Cosmographia is excellent—based on Dronke’s edition, which has long been almost totally unavailable, with sensible comparison against the older edition of Barach and Wrobel, A. Vernet’s unpublished edition, and one crucial manuscript. One might.

  Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Bernardi Silvestris De Mundi universitate sive Megacosmus et Microcosmus by Carl Sigmund Barach, Johann Wrobel, Bernard Silvestris Wagner Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard.   Winthrop Wetherbee calls the twelfth-century Bernardus Silvestris’s Cosmographia an “anthology of major motifs from the authors in the Chartrian canon” (Wetherbee, “Introduction” in Cosmographia, 31).(Silvestris’s Cosmographia, by the way, is where C.S. Lewis got his Oyarsa from the Space Trilogy.)The Cosmographia, in any event, is a largely Platonic and pagan cosmology.


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Life. Little is known about the life of Bernardus Silvestris beyond his attachment to Tours. The city is recalled affectionately in the Cosmographia; Bernard is praised by his pupil Matthew of Vendome, as “the glory of Tours”; and a nephew inherited his house in the city, according to Vernet The Cosmographia contains a fulsome compliment to Pope Eugenius III, and a manuscript gloss.

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Authority and Imitation: A Study of the Cosmographia of Bernardus Silvestris. Mittellateinische Studien und Texte Leiden-Boston: Brill, pp. ISBN $ cloth. This is a good book: competent, rigorous, and : Justin Anthony Stover. [21] Bernardus Silvestris: Cosmographia, Book 1, chap translated by bee (B) pp; text (S.6) pp This seems to compare, in some respects, to the modern theory, that the universe begins with a big bang, expands as far as possible, and then contracts to a super-dense singularity, ready for the next big bang.

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Is Microcosmos more pessimistic than Megacosmos, and is the Cosmographia as a whole, consequently, more pessimistic, because Microcosmos is a more substantial part of it?