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Filologie medievali e moderne
The reworking of Ovid's Metamorphoses by Albrecht von Halberstadt, dating back to the end of the twelfth century, survives only in few Fragments. In this essay, I will analyse Fragment B, which contains tales from Book XI of the Metamorphoses, in order to assess Albrecht's rewriting techniques, and his simplification of both matter and style. Indeed, Albrecht employs the middle style, while his Latin source was written in a rhetorical and elevated style. Albrecht's Fragments will be compareddoi:10.30687/978-88-6969-248-2/010 fatcat:j2mlxs33qfacppgn7iux2sr7cm