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Medieval Me - Poetry Contest

SponsorAmy Green
Contest Name Medieval Me
Enter Poetry Contest
Deadline7/7/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Contest Description

This contest is about Medieval poetry. Below I have chosen some forms from Medieval times.

Please write one  original poem to one the these forms.

NO NAMES on submissions. No max lines, but a minimum of 12. Any question e mail to me- thanks!

MAKE SURE YOU PUT YOUR CHOSEN FORM ON BOTTOM OF POEM!

bestiary
: poem containing stories about and descriptions of diverse animals,
often with an overlying moral content

~chronicle
: a simple form of history which registers summaries of events in
chronological order

~evangelary
: a poem of readings or lessons for the mass

 half  uncial : script of the early medieval period, derived from late
Roman, containing both minuscule and majuscule forms

~martyrology
: book containing the lives and deaths of the Christian martyrs, to
be read during mass on their feast days

patristic
: referring to the early fathers of the Christian church, the
commentators of the early centuries AD

protogothic
: early form of Gothic script of the 11th and 12th centuries; also
known as transitional Gothic

romance
: tale of chivalry

~saga
: heroic tale originally passed own through oral tradition

troubadour
: travelling ballad singer from the Provence region

~warrant
: an internal document passed between the English royal secretariats
initiating action or legal proce

writ
: a document from royal authority bestowing privilege or issuing a
command



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