Title page, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. 1-6

Contents

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pp. 7-8

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Acknowledgments

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pp. 9-10

...his volume on a famous manuscript collection of medieval introductionsto ancient authors, known in modern times as the Accessus ad auctores, arose through my interest in the reception of Ovid?s poetry in antiquity and the Middle Ages. The idea for the project began at the Freie Universit?t Ber-lin, where I held an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship from 2000 to 2001. ...

Abbreviations

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pp. 11-16

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Introduction

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pp. 17-42

Vt in principiis quedam occurrunt inquirenda, . . . ita et huius libri principio quedam inquirere debemus, ut per ea bene et sapienter exquisita totum subsequens opus nobis clarius appareat. (Accessus to Just as in introductions a number of things come up to be examined, . . . so too in the introduction to this book we should examine a num-...

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Introductions to Authors

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pp. 43-118

...1. The intention of this work is to reproach men and women held captive by foolish and illicit love. 2. Its subject matter is heroes and ladies. 3. It is clas-sified under ethics, which is a teacher of manners and an eradicator of faults. 4. In this first epistle Penelope is praised for maintaining her lawful love, and, by contrast, those who do not do the same are reproached. 5. Ulysses was ...

Explanatory Notes

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pp. 119-270

Bibliography

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pp. 271-282

Index

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pp. 283-298