Download e-book for kindle: Studies on the Text of Macrobius' Saturnalia (American by Robert Kaster

By Robert Kaster

Studies at the textual content of Macrobius' Saturnalia is a significant other to new variants of Macrobius' encyclopedic discussion which are to seem within the Loeb Classical Library and the Oxford Classical Texts sequence. the 1st bankruptcy stories the result of a brand new survey of all of the extant manuscripts of the paintings written ahead of the thirteenth century and gives the 1st distinct stemma, which permits the early medieval archetype to be reconstructed extra reliably than formerly. bankruptcy 2 discusses a few of the approximately three hundred passages during which the hot textual content differs from the normal version of James Willis (Teubner 1963); the serious discussions then proceed in bankruptcy three, which considers a few questions of editorial perform posed via a textual content whose writer was once not only the writer but additionally, to a truly wide measure, a copyist himself. 3 appendixes complement the arguments within the physique of the monograph.

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