By Mineo, Bernard
A better half to Livy encompasses a number of essays representing the main updated overseas scholarship at the existence and works of the Roman historian Livy.
- Features contributions from most sensible Livian students from round the world
- Presents for the 1st time a brand new interpretation of Livy's old philosophy, which represents a key to an total interpretation of Livy's physique of work
- Includes reviews of Livy's paintings from an Indo-European comparative aspect
- Provides the main smooth reports on literary archetypes for Livy's narrative of the heritage of early Rome
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The Puteaneus tradition thus reappears in Italy, but only from the twelfth century (Reeve 1987a, 151), and will be proliﬁc between the middle of the twelfth and ﬁfteenth centuries. tex V2 - 08/05/2014 12:32pm Page 11 Livian Manuscript Tradition 11 Editors traditionally retain: • • N48 (or Laurentianus Notatus). Copied around Rome at the turn of the twelfth–thirteenth century, it contains Spirensian additions and corrections. A49 (or Aginnensis). 6. This part, written, similar to N, in the twelfth–thirteenth century, was corrected and completed from a Spirensian source in Books 26–30 in the fourteenth century.
Tex V2 - 08/12/2014 10:44am Page xxxi Introduction: Livy Bernard Mineo Livian scholarship, which has ﬂourished during the past few decades, has produced remarkable analyses that make it possible to transcend the purely historical or archeological approaches to Livy’s Ab Urbe Condita, which have prevailed for too long. On both sides of the Atlantic, the number of books and articles on Livy has multiplied, enabling one to better appreciate the richness of a work some of whose hidden beauties are, I believe, yet to be discovered.
One must add the readings of the manuscript transmitted in Froben 2. 1 (Pfeifer 2000), and those printed by Gelenius (=G), who supervised the edition (Oakley 1997, 169–170). The latter are obtained from the collation of differences between the two Froben editions and confrontation of the results with the readings of other witnesses. ) very close to those that copied the Fourth Decade (Reeve 1987a, 149–150). 12) presented pure Spirensian text, derived from a model close to S (Luchs 1879, XXXIIII–XXXVIIII; de Franchis 2000, 32).
A Companion to Livy by Mineo, Bernard