By Victoria Emma Pagán

ISBN-10: 1405190329

ISBN-13: 9781405190329

A significant other to Tacitus brings a lot wanted readability and accessibility to the notoriously tricky language and but crucial historic debts of Tacitus. The spouse offers either a large advent and showcases new theoretical techniques that improve our figuring out of this complicated author.

  • Tacitus is likely one of the most crucial Roman historians of his time, in addition to an exceptional literary stylist, whose paintings is characterised through his philosophy of human nature
  • Encourages interdisciplinary dialogue meant to interact students past Classics together with philosophy, cultural stories, political technological know-how, and literature
  • Showcases new theoretical techniques that increase our realizing of this advanced author
  • Clarifies and explains the notoriously tough language of Tacitus
  • Written and designed to organize a brand new iteration of students to envision for themselves the richness of Tacitean thought
  • Includes contributions from a vast variety of confirmed foreign students and emerging stars within the field
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Wiesbaden. Goodyear, F. R. D. 1965. “The Readings of the Leiden Manuscript of Tacitus,” Classical Quarterly 15: 299–322. Goodyear, F. R. D. 1970. “On the Leidensis of Tacitus,” Classical Quarterly 20: 365–370. Gordan, P. W. Goodhart. 1974. Two Renaissance Book Hunters: The Letters of Poggius Bracciolini to Nicolaus de Niccolis. New York. Kaster, R. A. 1992. Studies on the Text of Suetonius De Grammaticis et Rhetoribus. Atlanta. , ed. 1969. P. I Historiae. Leipzig. Lowe, E. A. 1972. Paleographical Papers, 1907–1965, 2 vols.

Schaps (32) brought into play also a letter of Jacopo, Poggio’s son, which largely duplicates information contained in Niccolò’s inventory. The Textual Transmission 21 Schaps presented the chief reasons for doubting that the codex Aesinas was to be identified with the Hersfeldensis. Winterbottom’s arguments for a tripartite stemma for the Dialogus and Germania are presented most fully in 1972 and 1975. But Kaster (1992, 1–34) argued convincingly that Suetonius’ De Grammaticis et Rhetoribus (which followed the Minor Works in the Hersfeldensis) descends through the same bipartite stemma that Robinson constructed for the Germania and Murgia for the Dialogus.

Vitt. Em. 1631. A full description is given by Niutta (1996), who reports that the codex must have passed from the estate of the Guarnieri family to the Balleani of Jesi in 1793. Its importance was recognized in 1902, and a printed diplomatic copy of the Agricola and perceptive analysis were published by Annibaldi in 1907. Till published a photographic facsimile in 1943, and photos of the entire codex, including the Dictys, are also housed in the paleography room (Widener D) at Harvard University.

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