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Product Description: A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus―Polynices and Eteocles―for control of the city of Thebes. The Latin poet Statius reworks a familiar story from Greek myth, dramatized long before by Aeschylus in his tragedy Seven against Thebes...read more

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9780801886362 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 10, 2007, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus―Polynices and Eteocles―for control of the city of Thebes.

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Product Description: A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus―Polynices and Eteocles―for control of the city of Thebes. The Latin poet Statius reworks a familiar story from Greek myth, dramatized long before by Aeschylus in his tragedy Seven against Thebes...read more

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9780801869082 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 17, 2004, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: A classical epic of fratricide and war, the Thebaid retells the legendary conflict between the sons of Oedipus―Polynices and Eteocles―for control of the city of Thebes.

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Product Description: Like Ariosto's Orlando Furioso and Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, Boiardo's chivalric stories of lords and ladies first entertained the culturally innovative court of Ferrara in the Italian Renaissance. Inventive, humorous, inexhaustible, the story recounts Orlando's love-stricken pursuit of "the fairest of her Sex, Angelica" (in Milton's terms) through a fairyland that combines the military valors of Charlemagne's knights and their famous horses with the enchantments of King Arthur's court...read more

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9781932559019 | Parlor Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Like Ariosto's Orlando Furioso and Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, Boiardo's chivalric stories of lords and ladies first entertained the culturally innovative court of Ferrara in the Italian Renaissance.

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Product Description: This book investigates the origins, impact, and outcome of the Elizabethan obsession with fraudulent conveyancing, the part of debtor-creditor law that determines when a court can void a transfer of assets. Focusing on the years between the passage of a key statute in 1571 and the court case that clarified the statute in 1601, Charles Ross convincingly argues that what might seem a minor matter in the law was in fact part of a wide-spread cultural practice...read more

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9780754632634 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, October 1, 2003, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: This book investigates the origins, impact, and outcome of the Elizabethan obsession with fraudulent conveyancing, the part of debtor-creditor law that determines when a court can void a transfer of assets.

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9780866982252 | Mrts, August 1, 1998, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Book by

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Product Description: The "custom of the castle" imposes strange ordeals on knights and ladies seeking hospitality—daunting, mostly evil challenges that travelers must obey or even defend. This seemingly fantastic motif, first conceived by Chrètien de Troyes in the twelfth century and widely imitated in medieval French romance, flowered again when Italian and English authors adopted it during the century before Shakespeare's plays and the rise of the novel...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780520204300 | Univ of California Pr, December 1, 1996, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: The "custom of the castle" imposes strange ordeals on knights and ladies seeking hospitality—daunting, mostly evil challenges that travelers must obey or even defend.

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