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Walter of Châtillon's Alexandreis Book 10 - A Commentary

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Glynn Carol Meter

Contents: In the Alexandreis book 10 Walter of Châtillon inveighs against Alexander the Great's overweening pride. Typically he relates his criticism to twelfth century cosmological speculation and millennialist anxieties. His epic is indebted to classical Latin epic and Biblical paraphrastic epic.