Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Heavenly Food (Prudentius, Psychomachia Pref. 29-44)

Here is Brendan Boston reading a section from the iambic preface that Prudentius wrote to his hexameter mini-epic, the Psychomachia, composed around AD 400. It is a fine example of the allegorical interpretation of the Bible that was such an important ¬†feature of ancient and medieval exegesis. ¬†For more on the fascinating allegorical approach of […]