Skip to main content
Select Source:

Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe the hero of Scott's novel (1819) of that name, a knight of noble Saxon lineage at the time of the Crusades; he becomes a friend and supporter of Richard the Lionheart, despite the traditional enmity between Normans and Saxons, which Scott presents as having survived from the 11th century.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Ivanhoe." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Encyclopedia.com. 15 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Ivanhoe." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Encyclopedia.com. (August 15, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ivanhoe

"Ivanhoe." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Retrieved August 15, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ivanhoe

Ivanhoe

Ivanhoe.
1. Opera in 3 acts by Sullivan (his only ‘grand opera’) to lib. by J. Sturgis after Scott's novel (1819). Comp. 1890. Prod. London 1891 (run of 160 perfs.); Berlin 1895; Boston 1991.

2. Pasticcio by Rossini, Paris 1826, CG 1829, NY 1832, rev. Mont Pellier 1990.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Ivanhoe." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Encyclopedia.com. 15 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Ivanhoe." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Encyclopedia.com. (August 15, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ivanhoe

"Ivanhoe." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. . Retrieved August 15, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/ivanhoe