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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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Studies in the Transmission of Latin Texts Volume I: Quintus Curtius Rufus and Dictys Cretensis
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • List of Figures
  • Abbreviations
  • Alphabetical Check-List of Sigla
  • Quintus Curtius Rufus
  • Dictys Cretensis
  • 1: Introduction: Method of Investigation
  • QUINTUS CURTIUS RUFUS
  • 2: The Extant Manuscripts and Incunables
  • 2.1. General
  • 2.2. Manuscripts that do not consist of excerpts
  • 2.3. Manuscripts containing excerpts
  • 2.4. Lost or unidentified manuscripts
  • 2.5. Incunabular editions199
  • 2.6. Sigla
  • 11: The Shape of the Textual Tradition of Curtius
  • 11.1. The extant manuscripts in overview
  • 11.2. Curtius in medieval lists and catalogues
  • 11.3. Curtius and medieval authors
  • 12: Consequences for Editors of Curtius
  • 13: Endnotes to Curtius
  • 13.1. Lost or unidentified manuscripts
  • 13.2. The poem Armipotentis Alexandri
  • 13.3. Interpolations from Justin
  • DICTYS CRETENSIS
  • 14: The Witnesses
  • 14.1. Extant manuscripts
  • 14.2. Lost manuscript
  • 14.3. Paraphrase
  • 14.4. Excerpts not found at end of text of Dares
  • 14.5. Quotations
  • 14.6. Incunabular editions
  • 14.7. Sigla