Laura Endress

List of John Benjamins publications for which Laura Endress plays a role.


Endress, Laura 2020 Counting the lions of Nemea: Medieval variations on a Herculean taskReinardus: Yearbook of the International Reynard Society, Trachsler, Richard and Baudouin Van den Abeele (eds.), pp. 71–88 | Article
The “Twelve Labours” of Hercules are among the topics most often associated with the illustrious half-god of Graeco-Roman mythology. This series of heroic deeds includes the defeat of a monstrous lion that ravaged the countryside of Nemea in southern Greece, an episode from the life of ancient… read more
Le mythe d’Antigone transformée en cigogne a trouvé son chemin de l’Antiquité gréco-romaine vers le Moyen Âge occidental à travers les Métamorphoses ovidiennes, adaptés au XIVe siècle dans l’immense poème qu’est l’Ovide Moralisé. En retravaillant la matière mythologique dans le contexte chrétien,… read more
Endress, Laura 2013 How the “cerf sanz tache” found its way into the Vulgate CycleReinardus: Yearbook of the International Reynard Society, Trachsler, Richard, Baudouin Van den Abeele and Paul Wackers (eds.), pp. 78–95 | Article
The white stag that appears in the 13th-century Vulgate Cycle of Arthurian romances is a symbolically many-faceted being, which looks back on a long series of textual antecedents. One of its most noticeable traits is its christological nature and the interpretation of its spotless white color as a… read more