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Catalogus Translationum et Commentariorum, Volume 8

Virginia Brown

Publication Year: 2012

Considered a definitive source for scholars and students, this highly acclaimed series illustrates the impact of Greek and Latin texts on the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Published by: The Catholic University of America Press

Title Page, Copyright

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pp. iii-iv


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p. vii-vii

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pp. ix-xi

For the general aims of the Catalogus Translationum et Commentariorum, reference should be made to the Preface to Volume 1, by Paul Oskar Kristeller, which is reprinted below. Various circumstances have delayed, unfortunately, the appearance of this volume; in the future we hope to publish volumes at shorter intervals. Of the six ...

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Preface to Volume I

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pp. xiii-xviii

The present volume is the first of a series that will list and describe the Latin translations of ancient Greek authors and the Latin commentaries on ancient Latin (and Greek) authors up to the year 1600. The work is planned as a contribution to the history of classical scholarship. It is intended to illustrate the impact which the literary heritage of ancient Greece and Rome had upon the literature, learning, and thought of ...


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pp. xix-xxiii

List of Abbreviations

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p. xxiv-xxiv

Greek Authors

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Damianus (Heliodorus Larissaeus),

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pp. 1-6

This article deals with a minor treatise on optics composed in later antiquity (probably between the fourth and sixth centuries). It was known to Byzantine scholars in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries and circulated widely in Western Europe during the fifteenth and sixteenth ...

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Geminus Rhodius/Ps. Proclus

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pp. 7-48

Geminus was a Greek author, probably from Rhodes, who was active in the first century B.C.1 He may have been a Stoic since he was familiar with the ideas of Posidonius of Apamea (ca. 135–ca. 50 B.C.), whose Meteorologica he epitomized. 2 Geminus ...

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pp. 49-55

The voyage which Hanno, a native of Carthage, took along the coast of West Africa “when the power of Carthage flourished” (i.e., before 200 B.C.)1 is known to us through two categories of independent sources. To the ...

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pp. 57-102

Themistius (ca. 317–ca. 385 A.D.) is a complex figure in the history of later Greek philosophy and the wider intellectual history of the later Roman Empire. His life fell into two distinct phases. The first, up to ...

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pp. 103-181

Thucydides, the son of Olorus, was the author of a contemporary history of the Peloponnesian War (431–404 B.C.) known simply as the ...

Latin Authors

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pp. 183-326

Gaius Sallustius Crispus (86–35 B.C.) was the earliest Roman historian whose works became sufficiently well established in the literary culture to survive in part the fall of the Empire. Of the quadriga of authors central to the education of the later ...

Addenda et Corrigenda

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pp. 327-333

The Addenda follow the order of the original article (CTC 3.173–93) and consist of a) additional material for the Fortuna and Bibliography, b) another manuscript of a commentary already known, and c) two new commentaries. ...

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pp. 334-335

The Addenda, which are arranged in the order of the original article (CTC 6.87–174), consist of a) material for the Fortuna, Bibliography and Composite Editions, b) information and bibliography for commentaries

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pp. 336-340

The Anglo-Saxon Bede (d. 735) included anonymous borrowings from the Epitoma rei militaris in several of his works; he stands as the first medieval author known to have used Vegetius1. Two generations later, Alcuin (d. 804) wove ...

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pp. 341-344

The Addenda et Corrigenda follow the order of the original article (CTC 7.75–196), which has been revised and supplemented by two recent volumes: Kristeller’s Iter italicum, vol. 6 (Leiden, 1992) and James Hankins’ Repertorium ...

Index of Manuscripts for Volume VIII

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pp. 345-350

Index of Translators and Commentators for Volume VIII

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pp. 351-354

Index of Ancient Authors Treated in Volumes I to VIII

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pp. 355-356

Tables of Contents of Previous Volumes

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pp. 357-365

E-ISBN-13: 9780813221137
Print-ISBN-13: 9780813213002

Page Count: 389
Publication Year: 2012

Edition: 1

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Subject Headings

  • Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.
  • Classical literature -- History and criticism -- Bibliography.
  • Greek literature -- Translations into Latin -- Bibliography.
  • Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Catalogs.
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