WALTER MAP S DE NUGIS CURIALIUM 83 that the rubrication, and consequently, I think, the com- pilation of Map’s fragments were not accomplished until. : De Nugis Curialium: Courtiers’ Trifles (Oxford Medieval Texts) ( ): Walter Map, Christopher N. L. Brooke, Roger A. B. Mynors, M. R. Published: (); Walter Map’s “De nugis curialium” By: Map, Walter, fl. Published: (); Walter Map: De nugis De nugis curialium / Walter Map.

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One gets the feeling that cugialium compilation of stories and digressions was something read for others to discuss and laugh about, although, Map might have had a more serious purpose that is difficult and argued about in academic circles to uncover. Keri marked it as to-read Jul 26, Caesar Oubre rated it really liked it Jul 16, Ryan marked it as to-read Dec 08, De Nugis shifts from straightforward satire and invective against the court and the Mirror of Princes genre to satire on the religious orders, especially the Cistercians.


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He takes joy in pointing out how St. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Ivan marked it as to-read Nov 26, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Laura Hayes marked it as to-read Jan 07, Trivia About de Nugis Curialiu Pages with related products. James’ introduction provides similar cautions – with these statements in mind, Walter Map’s De Nugis Curialium is a romp of a read chalk full with some absolutely delightful Medieval satire and invective!

He certainly not the only contemporary writer of this period to lambaste monastic orders for their perceived hypocrisy, material goals, and abandoning earlier idealistic aims. Rosie marked it as to-read Jun 07, Get to Know Us.

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MC JustMatt added it Jan 14, However, Map aims his attack primarily and most fiercely against the Cistercians while saying relatively nice things about the Grandimontines, Gilbertines, and Cathusians.

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