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Author Capgrave, John, 1393-1464.

Title The life of Saint Katherine of Alexandria / John Capgrave ; translated by Karen A. Winstead.

Published Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, [2011]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  821.2 CAPGRAV    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Life of St. Katharine of Alexandria. English
Physical description 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Notre Dame texts in medieval culture.
Notre Dame texts in medieval culture.
Notes "The translation is based on the version of the life preserved in Bodleian Library MS Rawlinson 118, which is generally considered the closest to Capgrave's original"--Introd.
This volume also includes an appendix with passages of Capgrave's original Middle English and literal translations into modern English.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Prologue. The discovery and translation of Katherine's life -- Book 1. Katherine's parentage, upbringing, and coronation -- Book 2. The marriage parliament -- Book 3. Katherine's conversion and mystical marriage -- Book 4. Katherine's confrontation with Maxentius and debate with fifty scholars -- Book 5. Katherine's martyrdom -- Notes to the translation -- Appendix.
Other author Winstead, Karen A. (Karen Anne), 1960-
Subject Catherine, of Alexandria, Saint. -- Legends.
Christian poetry, English (Middle) -- Translations into English.
ISBN 9780268044268 (paperback: alk. paper)
0268044260 (paperback: alk. paper)