The discovery of fragments of three works of prose from late antiquity printed in Czech in the early sixteenth century : Gesta Romanorum, Asenech, and Kronika o Apolloniovi
The essay considers three recently discovered works of medieval fiction with subject matter largely from antiquity (Gesta Romanorum, Asenech [Joseph and Aseneth], Kronika o Apolloniovi [Apollonius of Tyre], published in the early sixteenth century. They are, however, preserved only in fragments. The printer was Mikuláš Bakalář of Pilsen, who specialized in medieval literature that aimed to amuse.
Česká literatura, redakce, Ústav pro českou literaturu AV ČR, v. v. i., Na Florenci 3/1420, 110 00 Praha 1, Czech Republic
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