Formation of Latin literature in Italy in the early Middle Ages (VI-X century)
Authors: BODNARYUK B., SANDULYAK I.
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The article considers a range of issues related to the characteristics of the formation and
development of Latin literature in Italy in the early Middle Ages. Selected issues-oriented analysis
and coverage of literary tradition during the VI-X centuries. In addition, this article is characterized
by a number of the most prominent contemporary writers, theologians and historians, among which
the first mentioned Pope Gregory the Great, langobard historian and poet Paul the Deacon, writer
and philosopher Kassyodor, Spanish theologian St. Isidore of Seville, Frankish historian St. Gregory
of Tours, Anglo-Saxon historian and writer Beda Honourable, poet, philosopher and translator
Alcuin. Analyzed literary heritage of Rabanne Moor, Radhera Verona, Vidukynd Korvey also. It is
considered also the works of Hrotsvit Handersheymskiy, Otloh Emmeramskiy, Ansell Scholastica, Lamperat
Hersfeldskiy, Anastasiy Librarian, Liutprand Cremon. Simultaneously, the article highlights literary
achievements of Carolingian Renaissance era, the activities of Aachen “Academy” in the Frankish kings
and emperors Charlemagne, aesthetic and genre priorities in the literature Ottonivskoho revival.
Research attention is also given of the early medieval scribes in the preservation and
transmission of subsequent centuries heritage of ancient learning, literary exchange between
Byzantium, Italy and France, didactic, hagiographic and epistolographics works written in Latin.