By Hans-Christian Gunther
The current quantity offers a entire consultant to 1 of the main tricky authors of classical antiquity. the entire significant points of Propertius' paintings, its issues, the poetical process, its assets and versions, in addition to the historical past of Propertian scholarship and the vexed difficulties of textual feedback, are handled in contributions through Joan sales space, James Butrica, Francis Cairns, Elaine Fantham, Paolo Fedeli, Adrian Hollis, Peter Knox, Robert Maltby, Tobias Reinhardt and Richard Tarrant; due area is additionally given to the reception of the writer from antiquity and the renaissance (Simona Gavinelli) as much as the trendy age (Bernhard Zimmermann). on the centre stands an interpretation of the 4 transmitted books via Gesine Manuwaldt, Hans-Peter Syndikus, John Kevin Newman, and Hans-Christian Gunther.
Read Online or Download Brill's Companion to Propertius (Brill's Companions in Classical Studies) PDF
Similar ancient & medieval literature books
No poem in German literature is so renowned and studied in Germany and Europe because the 800-year-old Das Nibelungenlied. within the English-speaking global, despite the fact that, the poem has remained little recognized, languishing with out an sufficient translation. this glorious new translation by way of eminent translator Burton Raffel brings the epic poem to existence in English for the 1st time, rendering it in verse that does complete justice to the unique excessive heart German.
Sir John Edwin Sandys (1844-1922) was once a number one Cambridge classicist and a Fellow of St. John's collage. His most famed paintings is that this three-volume heritage of Classical Scholarship, released among 1903 and 1908, which is still the single large-scale paintings at the topic to span the complete interval from the 6th century BCE to the top of the 19th century.
Introducing smooth readers to the riches of preaching in later medieval England, exclusive pupil Siegfried Wenzel deals translations of twenty-five Latin sermons written among 1350 and 1450. those rigorously chosen and formerly untranslated sermons exhibit how preachers built them and formed them to their very own reasons.
Additional info for Brill's Companion to Propertius (Brill's Companions in Classical Studies)
Certainly there is no reason to regard them as ancient. 14 is called Ad Diuitem because Fournival had not read as far as line 20, where Tullus is ﬁnally named. 14 Ad Spartum (again from the ﬁrst line, multa tuae, Sparte, miramur iura palaestrae, and obviously the work of someone following nonclassical rules of scansion, not to mention unaware of ancient Sparta). ” Thus the designations “Book 1,” “Book 2,” and so on, so ﬁrmly entrenched in editions, are only mediaeval interventions, not ancient tradition; they are not evidence for how Propertius arranged his own poetry.
11) concerning the poet Accius and a Julius Caesar that John probably mistook for the dictator. The annotator of the Bern ms (a copy of the Vocabularium of Papias) worked in Orléans; he added four lines of Propertius to the margins of his lexicon, and alluded to a ﬁfth. 5, consuetos amplexu nutrit amores, in his own illicitum complexus nutrit amorem (237). Simon Aureacapra, a twelfth-century canon of St. 42, in mare cui soli non ualuere doli (on Ulysses’ homeward journey), when writing lines 249–50 of his own Ilias, et Venus huic moli subduxit prouida proli, / huic domui soli nil nocuere doli (on Aeneas’ journey to Italy).
20–22, Heyworth (1986a) 39. 40 chapter two NAX are three independent copies, though it is also possible that N and X share a common intermediate source. Unfortunately, the nature of the evidence may never allow a deﬁnititive answer. 1 was haec, not hoc (NX) or nec (A): is hoc a conjunctive error of NX, or a reading of the archetype corrupted in A—or did the archetype contain a variant reading, or perhaps a correction? 12 a(b)iegno is evidently a conjunctive error of NX—unless abiegnae in FLPZ (descendants of A, which is lost here) is a smart conjecture by Petrarch.