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Johannes, de Hauvilla, fl 12th century (moralist and satirical poet)



  • Existence: active 12th century - 1199

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Architrenius by John of Hauville, 13th century

Identifier: MS 20/ff. 78r-99v
Contents The Architrenius is a Latin allegorical poem in hexameters, dedicated to Walter of Coutances, Archbishop of Rouen, in 1184. Little is know about its author, Johannes de Hauvilla: he was probably originary from the village of Hauville, near Rouen; at the time of the dedication of Architrenius, he was presumably alread a teacher of the cathedral school of Rouen.The poem is divided in nine books. It narrates the...
Dates: 13th century