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Single combat and warfare in German literature of the high Middle Ages

Rachel E. Kellett

Single combat and warfare in German literature of the high Middle Ages

Stricker"s "Karl der Grosse" and "Daniel von dem Blühenden Tal"

by Rachel E. Kellett

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Published by Maney Pub. for the Modern Humanities Research Association, University of London, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stricker, -- 13th cent. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Stricker, -- 13th cent.,
  • Stricker, -- 13th cent.,
  • Combat in literature.,
  • Military art and science in literature.,
  • German literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-220) and index.

    Statementby Rachel E. Kellett.
    SeriesMHRA texts and dissertations -- v. 72, Bithell series of dissertations -- v. 33, Texts and dissertations -- v. 72., Bithell series of dissertations -- v. 33.
    ContributionsModern Humanities Research Association., University of London. Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT1653.K43 K45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23060169M
    ISBN 101905981481
    ISBN 109781905981489
    LC Control Number2009290526

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