Larissa Bonfante, PhD

Larissa Bonfante, PhD Larissa Bonfante is professor of classics emerita at New York University. She received a BA in fine arts and classics from Barnard College, an MA in classics from the University of Cincinnati, and a PhD in art history and archaeology from Columbia University. Bonfante is the editor of Etruscan Life and Afterlife: A Handbook of Etruscan Studies (Wayne State University Press, 1986), coeditor with Judith Lynn Sebesta of The World of Roman Costume (University of Wisconsin Press, 2001), editor of The Barbarians of Europe: Realities and Interactions (Cambridge University Press, 2011), and translator of The Plays of Hrotswitha of Gandersheim (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 1986) and of The Plays of Hrotswitha of Gandersheim: Bilingual Edition (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers, 2013).

Larissa Bonfante, PhD's Books

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  • The Plays of Hrotswitha of Gandersheim

    Authors: Larissa Bonfante, Alexandra Bonfante-Warren
    Product Code: 178X
    ISBN: 978-0-86516-178-8

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    Called by Renaissance humanist Conrad Celtes "the German Sappho," Hrotswtha (ca. 935-1000) was a prolific author who wrote eight legends in verse, two historical epics, and six plays in rhymed prose. A corrected reprint of the 1979 New York University Press edition, this book contains translations of Gallicanus, Dulcitius, Callimachus, Abraham, Paphnutius, and Sapientia.