By Christina S. Kraus, Christopher Stray

This wealthy selection of essays through a global team of students explores commentaries in lots of various languages on historic Latin and Greek texts. The commentaries mentioned diversity from the traditional international to the 20th century. jointly, the chapters give a contribution to the discussion among shiny and constructing fields of analysis: the heritage of scholarship and the historical past of the ebook. the quantity will pay specific realization to person commentaries, nationwide traditions of statement, the half performed by way of commentaries within the reception of classical texts, and the position of printing and publishing. the fabric kind of commentaries is usually considered--including how they're marketed and their accompanying illustrations--as good as their position in schooling. either educational texts and books written for faculties are surveyed.

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2013. ‘Education’, in Eliot, S. II: 1780–1896, Oxford, 472–510. A. 2016. ‘Dodds in and out of Oxford’, in Stray, Pelling, and Harrison 2016. A. and Sutherland, G. 2008. J. ), Cambridge History of the Book in England. Vol. 6: 1830–1914, Cambridge, 359–81. J. (eds). 2016. R. Dodds: Scholarship, Poetry, and the Paranormal. Oxford. G. 1971. Greek Manuscripts of the Ancient World. Oxford. L. 1970. Printing 1770–1970. London. F. ). 1899. The Agricola of Tacitus. London. White, W. 1943. ‘A note on some Housman marginalia’, PMLA 58, 584–7.

37 If Jebb says ‘She stood not on denial of aught’ the reader may be confident that the original Greek says something grander than ‘She did not deny anything’. ’ Jebb has got it exactly right. The translations achieve the 33 34 Lloyd-Jones 1978, 221. Brink 1986, 145. ‘Patronizing’ not because Brink criticizes Jebb (no one is above criticism), but because he does so without attempting to substantiate his position by citing passages from the commentary, and by this omission implies that Jebb’s faults are too obvious to need pointing out in this way.

History of Classical Scholarship from the Beginnings to the End of the Hellenistic Age. Oxford. R. 2004. ‘Snow on Cithaeron’, review of Most 1999 and Gibson and Kraus 2002. CR 54, 5–12. D. G. 1991. Scribes and Scholars: A Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature. 3rd edn. Oxford. A. 2013. , and Bracke, E. (eds), Epistolary Narratives in Ancient Literature, Leiden, 39–69. Sage, J. and Ruddiman, T. (eds). 1711. The Works of William Drummond, of Hawthornden. Edinburgh. Savage, W. 1841.

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