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A better half to Livy incorporates a selection of essays representing the main updated foreign 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 ancient philosophy, which represents a key to an total interpretation of Livy's physique of work
  • Includes reports of Livy's paintings from an Indo-European comparative aspect
  • Provides the main sleek reports on literary archetypes for Livy's narrative of the historical past of early Rome

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2. L30 (or Leidensis), copied in Italy in the eleventh century. tex V2 - 08/05/2014 12:32pm Page 8 Marielle de Franchis 3. D31 (or Dominicanus), the most important manuscript of the group, copied in the South of France in the eleventh century. D generated the primary stream of the tradition of the first Decade in Italy,32 to which belongs Petrarch’s famous manuscript, A33 (or Aginnensis). A therefore no longer needs to appear in the stemma. The manuscripts of this group had been wrongly excluded by Ogilvie (1974) (Briscoe 1977; Zetzel 1980, 41).

Mineo, B. 2006. Tite-Live et l’histoire de Rome. Paris: Klincksieck. Ogilvie, R. M. 1965a. A Commentary on Livy: Books 1–5. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Ogilvie, R. M. 1965b. TAPHA 96: 209–240. Salamon, G. 2003. ” In G. Lachenaud and D. , Grecs et Romains aux prises avec l’histoire, 540–547. Rennes: PUR. Syme, R. (1939) 1987. The Roman Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Syme, R. 1955. S. 157 ff. Syme, R. 1959. ” HSPh 64: 76 ff. Walsh P. G. (1961)1963. Livy: His Historical Aims and Methods.

Hypotheses about the reconstruction of the lost Nichomachean archetype [N] have made enormous progress in the twentieth century. ), Livre 1, Paris, 1940. He had combined the genealogical principle with Andreas Frigell’s appealing hypothesis of a geographical classification of manuscripts, now obsolete with our improved knowledge of medieval scriptoria. Frigell had suggested in 1875 (reference in Reeve 1996c, 75, n. 3) about distinguishing between the witnesses, which went back to an Italian model (cisalpine) as opposed to a Gallic one (transalpine).

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