Studies in the transmission of Latin texts. Volume I, Quintus Curtius Rufus and Dictys Cretensis / S. P. Oakley.

This volume contains the first attempt to show in detail how two Latin texts, the history of Alexander the Great, written by Quintus Curtius Rufus, and the spoof history of the Trojan War, allegedly written by Dictys Cretensis, survived from antiquity until the fifteenth century, when printing provi...

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Main Author: Oakley, S. P. (Stephen P.) (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2020.
Edition:First edition.
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Summary:This volume contains the first attempt to show in detail how two Latin texts, the history of Alexander the Great, written by Quintus Curtius Rufus, and the spoof history of the Trojan War, allegedly written by Dictys Cretensis, survived from antiquity until the fifteenth century, when printing provided a new security.
Item Description:14.8. Portions collated
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxvii, 503 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:9780192588388
0192588389
0191883107
9780191883101