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Amicus und Amelius [electronic resource] : Kriegerfreundschaft und Gewalt in mittelalterlicher Erz�ahltradition / von Silke Winst.

By: Winst, Silke.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Quellen und Forschungen zur Literatur- und Kulturgeschichte: 57.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, c2009Description: 1 online resource (ix, 491 p.).ISBN: 9783110212648 (electronic bk.); 3110212641 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Amicus et Amelius | Male friendship in literature | Men in literature | Feudalism in literature | Soldiers in literature | Social role in literature | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary | LITERARY CRITICISM -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Amicus und Amelius.DDC classification: 800 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The story of Amicus and Aurelius was told in many European languages from the late 11th century until after the late Middle Ages. It revolves around two friends who cannot be told apart. The intense bonding between them is stronger than all other social demands and codes of conduct. This study develops the common basic structure of the story and differences in the medieval versions of it. The connection between friendship, force and identity forms the focus of the analysis.
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Originally issued as the author's dissertation--Freie Universit�at Berlin, 2007/2008.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [461]-491).

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The story of Amicus and Aurelius was told in many European languages from the late 11th century until after the late Middle Ages. It revolves around two friends who cannot be told apart. The intense bonding between them is stronger than all other social demands and codes of conduct. This study develops the common basic structure of the story and differences in the medieval versions of it. The connection between friendship, force and identity forms the focus of the analysis.

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