English Analogues to the "Liber Scalae."

Author / Editor
Manzalaoui, Mahmoud.

English Analogues to the "Liber Scalae."

Medium Aevum 34 (1965): 21-35.

Summarizes the transmission of the "Liber Scalae" (ultimately Arabic), and identifies similarities between its eschatological and cosmological details and those found in late-medieval English works, including "Pearl," "The Land of Cockayne," and HF, some mediated by Dante's "Commedia."

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