From Acre to Chantilly: Rhetoric, Crusades, and Translation

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A blog post on an illuminated manuscript containing the first French translation of two ancient rhetorical treatises (Cicero’s De inventione and the Rhetorica ad Herennium), commissioned by a master of the Knights Hospitaller in the Levantine city of Acre.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date30. Apr 2020
PublisherCentre for Medieval Literature
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 30. Apr 2020


  • crusades
  • crusader states
  • Latin East
  • rhetoric
  • Middle East
  • Translation research
  • French
  • Classical studies
  • reception of classics
  • receptionsstudier
  • Classics, Medieval Literature, Reception Studies
  • Classics

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