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Trevisa, John -1402

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Works: 156 works in 527 publications in 5 languages and 5,320 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  History  Sources  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography 
Roles: Translator, Author, Compiler
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Mediaeval lore from Bartholomew Anglicus by Bartholomaeus( Book )

53 editions published between 1495 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The medieval treatise On the Properties of Things (De proprietatibus rerum) normally attributed to Bartholomaeus Anglicus, was actually written by Bartholomaeus de Glanvilla, a 13th century Franciscan monk living in Paris, who was also known as Bartholomaeus Anglicus (Bartholomew of England). On the Properties of Things is a type of proto-encyclopedia, covering a wide range of subjects including religion, sciences, and medicine. It was widely copied and read during the Middle Ages. With the advent of printing De proprietatibus rerum became an even more popular work of reference. This edition, the earliest in the Lane Library, was printed by Anton Koberger of Nuremberg in 1483. Prior to this printing there were seven other editions printed, beginning in 1472. The Lane copy is in a contemporary binding of blind-stamped pigskin over oak boards, rebacked.--J. Norman, 2006
Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden monachi Cestrensis; together with the English translations of John Trevisa and of an unknown writer of the fifteenth century by Ranulf Higden( Book )

37 editions published between 1865 and 2012 in Latin and English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ranulf Higden (d.1364) was a monk at the abbey of St Werburgh in Chester. His most important literary work is this universal chronicle, which survives in over a hundred Latin manuscripts, testifying to its popularity. The earliest version of it dates from 1327, but Higden continued writing until his death, expanding and updating the text. It was also continued in other monastic houses, the most important being by John Malvern of Worcester. The English translation made by John Trevisa in the 1380s was also widely circulated and is included in this work, published in nine volumes for the Rolls Series between 1865 and 1886. The chronicle shows how fourteenth-century scholars understood world history and geography. Volume 3 contains the remainder of Book 2, and Book 3 covers the ancient world up to the age of Alexander the Great
The description of Britain by Ranulf Higden( Book )

54 editions published between 1460 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Originally composed in Latin by Ranulf Higden, a Benedictine monk, the Polycronycon was a history of the world from the Creation to 1342. At the time of composition and over the course of the next two centuries, Higden's work was enormously popular, providing important source material on the Roman world, the Norman Conquest, the relationship of British history to a wider European context as well as geography and science (the work is also an important Arthurian source). The Polycronycon, which was continually revised, most importantly by John Malvern, is known from a large number of extant manuscripts before an English translation was commissioned by Thomas, Lord Berkeley from John Trevisa which was completed on 18th April 1387. Trevisa added a 'Descrypcion of Englonde', the first such undertaking in the vernacular and updated the history to 1377. It was Trevisa's translation that was first published by Caxton in 1482, with Caxton's own continuation of the history to 1460 and a table of contents" -- abebooks
The governance of kings and princes : John Trevisa's Middle English translation of the De regimine principum of Aegidius Romanus by Giles( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tabula( )

20 editions published between 1502 and 1510 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mediaeval lore by Bartholomaeus( Book )

4 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Trevisa's translation of the Polychronicon of Ranulph Higden, Book VI : an edition based on British Library MS Cotton Tiberius D. VII by Ranulf Higden( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English, Middle and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogus inter militem et clericum, Richard FitzRalph's sermon: 'Defensio curatorum' and Methodius: 'þe bygynnyng of þe world and þe ende of worldes' by John Trevisa( Book )

44 editions published between 1925 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartholomeu[s] de proprietatib[us] re[rum] by Bartholomaeus( Book )

19 editions published between 1495 and 1988 in English and English, Middle and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anno. M.D. XXXV. Bertholomeus De proprietatibus rerum by Bartholomaeus( Book )

15 editions published in 1535 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Sprache des "Polychronicons" John Trevisa's in der Hs. Cotton Tiberius D VII. by Bernhard Pfeffer( Book )

4 editions published in 1912 in German and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dialogue betwene a knyght and a clerke : concernynge the power spiritual and temporall by William( Book )

11 editions published between 1533 and 1555 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here endeth the discripcion of Britayne by Ranulf Higden( )

2 editions published in 1480 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here begynneth a shorte and abreue table on the Cronycles( )

2 editions published in 1515 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prolicionycion [sic] by Ranulf Higden( )

2 editions published in 1482 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policronicon by Ranulf Higden( )

2 editions published in 1495 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anno. M.D. XXXV. Bertholomeus De proprietatibus rerum by Bartholomaeus( )

2 editions published in 1535 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here begynneth a shorte and abreue table on the Cronycles( Book )

5 editions published in 1515 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The governance of kings and princes : John Trevisa's Middle English translation of the De regimine principum of Aegidius Romanus
Alternative Names
Jean de Trévise 1342-1402

Johannes Cornubiensis Anglus 1342-1402

Johannes de Trevisa 1342-1402

Johannes Trevisa 1342-1402

Johannes Vicarius Barkeley 1342-1402

John de Trevisa 1342-1402

Trevisa, John 1342-1402

Trevisa, John, d. 1402

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Mediaeval loreMedieval lore : an epitome of the science, geography, animal and plant folk-lore and myth of the middle age: being classified gleanings from the encyclopedia of Bartholomew Anglicus On the properties of thingsDialogus inter militem et clericum, Richard FitzRalph's sermon: 'Defensio curatorum' and Methodius: 'þe bygynnyng of þe world and þe ende of worldes'The life and times of John Trevisa, medieval scholarJohn TrevisaEnglish writers of the Late Middle AgesLiterature criticism from 1400 to 1800