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The book was of great importance in defining the standard formula of academic learning from the Christianized Roman Empire of the fifth century until the Renaissance of the 12th century. For the Carolingian scholar, see Martianus Hiberniensis.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The title refers to the allegorical union of the intellectually profitable pursuit Mercury of learning by way of the art of letters Philology. Martianus Capella can best be understood in terms of the reputation of his book. Publications Pages Publications Pages. Martianus was active during the 5th century, writing after the sack of Rome by Alaric I inwhich he mentions, but apparently before the conquest of North Africa by the Vandals in Modern studies on late antiquity Canon of late-antique authors Fonts and software to download Download texts.

Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CHSO for personal use for details see www. Don’t have an account? Civil War American History: It analyzes Martianus’ work as an ascensional allegory in which the intellect Philology strives to join with a transcendent language Mercury that would enable humanity to articulate the workings of the divine mind Pallas. The style is wordy and involved, loaded with metaphor and bizarre expressions.


Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The present edition has been keyed to Dick’s as well as Willis’ editions of Martianus Capella. Using his allegorical interpretation of the programmatic marriage of Mercury eloquence and Philology learning as a speculative, The De nuptiis came to achieve its canonical status in the aftermath of the Carolingian renaissance, and its importance to the era is evinced by the glosses of Johannes Scotus Eriugena, Martin of Loan, and Remigius of Auxerre.

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This chapter discusses De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii The Marriage of Philology and Mercuryan influential commentary on the liberal arts written by the fifth-century author Martianus Capella.

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English Choose a language for shopping. This chapter focuses, in large part, on a medieval commentary on the De nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQsand if you can’t find the answer there, please contact us. Leonardi catalogued existing manuscripts of De nuptiisnyptiis to its popularity during the Middle Ages. If you think you should have nupfiis to this title, please contact your librarian. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference Commons ft link is on Wikidata Articles incorporating a citation from the Catholic Encyclopedia with Wikisource reference CS1 maint: Lewisin The Allegory of Testates that “the universe, which has produced the bee-orchid and the giraffehas produced nothing stranger than Martianus Capella”.


Martianus continued to play a major role as transmitter of ancient learning until the rise of a new system of learning founded on scholastic Aristotelianism.

Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Philology, as the only person qualified to preserve and to organize the totality of knowledge, is to be the guide of these disciplines Cristante ; Ferrarino Martianus often presents philosophical views based on Neoplatonismthe Platonic school of philosophy pioneered by Plotinus and his followers.

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. The final result of this endeavor would be represented by the physical union of the first ce of these personified categories, whose wedding is celebrated by the Olympian gods and accompanied by lengthy treatises on mortal learning in the allegorical figures of the seven liberal arts.

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Among the wedding gifts are seven maids who will be Philology’s servants: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Brill,pp. Scande templa, virgo, digna tanto foedere: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.