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Week 10: Gesta Romanorum: Jovinianus

Background | Background Quiz | Starting Assumptions | Resources
Vocabulary | Etymology | Grammar
Reading Overview | Quiz: English
| Quiz: Latin | Latin Composition
Discussion Questions | Checklist | Perseus Dictionary | Perseus Tool

Additional Recommended Reading

You might want to start by taking a look at the Supplementary Pages for this week...

... Unfortunately, there is not any additional reading that I can recommend for the Gesta Romanorum: you know we're in trouble when a google search for "Gesta Jovinianus" gives this site as the top choice! It is really a shame because the Gesta is one of the most fascinating texts of the late Middle Ages, and the Jovinianus story is one of the best stories that it contains.

Here are a few items you can consult online:

Modern Languages 4970 / MRS 4903: Medieval Latin. Spring 2003 Online Course at the University of Oklahoma. Visit for more info.
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