The Trojan legend in medieval Scottish literature /

The Trojan legend became hot property during the Anglo-Scots Wars of Independence. During the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, the English traced their ancestry to Brutus and the Trojans and used this origin myth to bolster their claims to lordship and ownership of Scotland; while in...

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Author / Creator: Wingfield, Emily, 1985- (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Cambridge : D.S. Brewer, [2014]
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Table of Contents:
  • Troy in the Older Scots historical tradition
  • Troy in the Older Scots Romance and Nine Worthies Tradition
  • The Scottish Troy book
  • Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde and Robert Henryson's Testament of Cresseid
  • Gavin Douglas' Eneados.