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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De Nugis Curialium

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The contents of De Nugis Curialium is vast and seemingly disconnected. I looked all over Amazon for this book to say somewhere that there was an English version. From revenants to apparitions to the unknown, his stories are a constant nugs of inspiration. Jake marked it as to-read Oct 28, The actual stories are in Latin and therefore I cannot read what I purposefully bought the book for.

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Amedine Amedine marked it as to-read Feb 25, However, Map aims his attack primarily and most fiercely against bugis Cistercians while saying relatively nice things about the Grandimontines, Gilbertines, and Cathusians.

Michael Feito rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Oct 29, Curtis Runstedler rated it really liked it. Chloe marked it as to-read Oct 29, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Courtiers’ Trifles by Walter Map. The Introduction, by M. Rim marked it as to-read May 02, Bernard one of the great voices of the Cistercian order could not perform miracles he set out to do, how the Cistercians cannot “serve God without Mammom,” and how they are told to live in deserts and deserted places so they create their uninhabited regions by burning down villages and other churches.

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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. Firstly, the reader is tempted to take Map too seriously, and secondly, since this was not published Map’s motives and reasons become more hidden.


It is composed of stories including some of the earliest werewolf stories, tales of demonic infanticide, great huntshistorical tidbits the section on the Byzantine empire is entirely incomprehensibleand diatribes against religious orders and women.

de Nugis Curialium: Courtiers’ Trifles by Walter Map

Vy rated it it was ok Jul 21, One gets the feeling that this 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. Walter Map’s history is murky and his indictments are legion, but the power of this literature is the storytelling.

Stephanie marked it as to-read May 03, The introduction cautions the reader by saying that “One does not go to map for a fair and balanced portrait of the Cistercian order” xliv however common criticisms can be found in the vast number of anti-Cistercian tracts written at the time.

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