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FB-13078-77

Michael Joseph Curley
University of Puget Sound (Tacoma, WA 98416-5000)

The Transformation of the Roman Worldview in the Medieval West

To study the work of Edward Averbach and Ernst Curtius on the transformation of the moral-didactic mode of ancient historiography by the apocalyptic-dialectic framework of early Christian historical thinking, and the influence this transformation had on the conventional structures of literature broadly defined. PI also intends to complete a translation of the Latin Physiologus one of the most important representatives of the genre or moralized "natural philosophy."

Project fields:
Classics

Program:
Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1977 – 5/31/1978