Layamon
biographical name flourished 1200 English poet

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  • Layamon — (latinx|Laȝamon, using the archaic letter yogh), or Lawman, [On the spellings of his name, cf. the [http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Medieval Studies/lawman conference/program.html program] of The Fifth International Conference on Lalatinx|ȝamon… …   Wikipedia

  • Layamon — est un poète anglais de la fin XIIe siècle et du début du XIIIe siècle. Il est surtout connu pour avoir adapté en anglais médiéval Le Roman de Brut de Wace, lequel est lui même une adaptation de l Historia regum Britannie de Geoffroy de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Layamon — war ein Dichter des frühen 13. Jahrhunderts, dessen Brut (um 1200; vielleicht ca. 1215) eine Geschichte Englands ist, geschrieben in alliterierenden Versen in mittelenglischer Sprache. Er behandelt die sagenhafte Geschichte Britanniens von Brutus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Layamon —   [ laɪəmən], eigentlich Laʒamon, englischer Dichter, lebte um 1200 in Ernley (heute zu Arley Kings, County Hereford and Worcester); Geistlicher; verfasste die frühmittelenglische epische Verschronik »Brut«, eine Übertragung des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Layamon — [lā′ə mən, lī′ə mən] fl. c. 1200; Eng. poet and chronicler …   English World dictionary

  • Layamon — (12th century)    Layamon is the author of The Brut, an English redaction of WACE’s Old French Roman de Brut, chronicling the history of the legendary kings of Britain from the time of the founding of Britain by Brutus, great grandson of the… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Layamon — /lay euh meuhn, lah yeuh /, n. fl. c1200, English poet and chronicler. Also called Lawman. * * * or Lawamon flourished 12th century Middle English poet. A priest who lived in Worcestershire, he is the author of the romance chronicle the Brut (с… …   Universalium

  • Layamon — o Lawamon ( siglo XII). Poeta medieval inglés. Fue un sacerdote que vivió en Worcestershire. Es el autor de la crónica novelada el Brut ( 1200), producto sobresaliente del renacimiento de la literatura inglesa del s. XII y el primer trabajo en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • LAYAMON —    early English poet who flourished in the 12th century, and was by his own account priest near Bewdley, on the Severn; was author of a long poem or chronicle of 32,250 lines called Brut d Angleterre, and which is of interest as showing how… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Layamon — Lay•a•mon [[t]ˈleɪ ə mən, ˈlɑ yə [/t]] n. big fl. c1200, English poet and chronicler …   From formal English to slang

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