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The Reception of Latin Grammar Knowledge in the Early Middle Ages: Bede and Donatus


Mirabilia 18 (2014/1)

The article treats the grammatical tradition of Late Antiquity and its reception in the early Middle Ages. Bede’s rhetorical and grammatical works are analysed in the context of medieval school practice; the question of the extent to which Bede’s texts depend on Aelius Donatus’ Ars grammatica is considered; the parallels and differences between their texts are discussed.

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