Not a member?     Existing members login below:

History Ebooks

Trouthe is the Highest Thing

Downloads: 160         Pages: 85

Published: 1 year ago

Rating: Rated: 1 times Rate It

  • 1 star
  • 2 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 5 stars

Author: Robert B. Waltz

Book Description HTML  |   Report this book

In the Franklin's tale, Geoffrey Chaucer tells us that "trouthe is the highest thing that man can keep." But what is this "truth?" It's not exactly the truth or troth. It is a virtue more complex than either. This book looks at Chaucer's use of the word. Chaucer also argues that it is a virtue and an emotion. An emotion now largely forgotten, but still felt by some people (notably artistic) probably by Chaucer himself. In a small way, it tries to bring back this lost virtue. This final addition adds slightly more documentation to the pre-release version.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Robert B. Waltz

Robert B. Waltz, BA, Physics and Mathematics, Hamline University, 1985. Editor, The Traditional Ballad Index. Editor, The Minnesota Heritage Songbook (Minnesota Sesquicentennial Project). Editor, The Gest of Robyn Hode (Loomis House Books). Author, Romancing the Ballad: How Orpheus the Minstrel Became King Orfeo (Loomis House Books). Author, The Bible In History (free e-book). Author, An Introduction to Braid Scots (free e-book)

Other books by author...

You may also like...

  • Sejarah Ringkas Kesusastraan Indonesia
    Sejarah Ringkas Kesusastraan Indonesia International by Muhri
    Sejarah Ringkas Kesusastraan Indonesia
    Sejarah Ringkas Kesusastraan Indonesia

    Reads:
    8

    Pages:
    73

    Published:
    Dec 2014

    Buku ini ditujukan kepada pemula yang ingin belajar sastra Indonesia

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

  • Alb pe Alb
    Alb pe Alb International by Eugenia Bogdan
    Alb pe Alb
    Alb pe Alb

    Reads:
    6

    Pages:
    160

    Published:
    Dec 2014

    Romanian book from Eugenia Bogdan.

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • Did You Know?
    Did You Know? History by David Barrow
    Did You Know?
    Did You Know?

    Reads:
    727

    Pages:
    124

    Published:
    Nov 2014

    Fascinating historical facts from thousands of years of history from the Greeks and Romans to the American Civil War. Ideal for all ages.

    Formats: PDF, TXT

  • Incredible & Crazy Stories From History
    Incredible & Crazy Stories From History History by David Barrow
    Incredible & Crazy Stories From History
    Incredible & Crazy Stories From History

    Reads:
    1880

    Pages:
    165

    Published:
    Nov 2014

    Hundreds of Incredible and Crazy Stories from History are retold here in an amusing and entertaining way. Ideal for ages 6 to 106!

    Formats: PDF

Remove