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Critics, compilers, and commentators : an introduction to Roman philology, 200 BCE-800 CE

by Zetzel, James E.G.
Published by : Oxford University Press (Oxford) Physical details: xviii, 425 p. ; 24 cm. ISBN:9780195380514. Year: 2018
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part I: A short history of Roman scholarship. The face of learning -- The origins of Roman grammar -- Word and world: Varro and his contemporaries -- Past and present: from Caecilius Epirota to Valerius Probus -- Finding the right word -- Dictionaries, glossaries, encyclopedias -- Commentary and exegesis -- Grammar and grammarians -- Author, audience, text -- Part II: A bibliographical guide. Dictionaries and encyclopedias -- Commentaries -- Grammars and other forms of erudition -- Early medieval grammars.

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