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The Resource The early textual history of Lucretius' De rerum natura, David Butterfield

The early textual history of Lucretius' De rerum natura, David Butterfield

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The early textual history of Lucretius' De rerum natura
Title
The early textual history of Lucretius' De rerum natura
Statement of responsibility
David Butterfield
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first detailed analysis of the fate of Lucretius' De rerum natura from its composition in the 50s BC to the creation of our earliest extant manuscripts during the Carolingian Age. Close investigation of the knowledge of Lucretius' poem among writers throughout the Roman and medieval world allows fresh insight into the work's readership and reception, and a clear assessment of the indirect tradition's value for editing the poem. The first extended analysis of the 170+ subject headings (capitula) that intersperse the text reveals the close engagement of its Roman readers. A fresh inspection and assignation of marginal hands in the poem's most important manuscript (the Oblongus) provides new evidence about the work of Carolingian correctors and offers the basis for a new Lucretian stemma codicum. Further clarification of the interrelationship of Lucretius' Renaissance manuscripts gives additional evidence of the poem's reception and circulation in fifteenth-century Italy
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
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Butterfield, D. J.
Dewey number
187
Index
index present
LC call number
PA6484
LC item number
.B88 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lucretius Carus, Titus.
  • Didactic poetry, Latin
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Didactic poetry, Latin
Label
The early textual history of Lucretius' De rerum natura, David Butterfield
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Sketch Of The Extant Lucretian Manuscripts -- The Indirect Tradition Of Lucretius -- The Capitula Of Drn -- The Correcting Hands Of O -- The Marginal Annotations Of Q1
Control code
867631289
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139775403
Lccn
2013008189
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867631289
Label
The early textual history of Lucretius' De rerum natura, David Butterfield
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A Sketch Of The Extant Lucretian Manuscripts -- The Indirect Tradition Of Lucretius -- The Capitula Of Drn -- The Correcting Hands Of O -- The Marginal Annotations Of Q1
Control code
867631289
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139775403
Lccn
2013008189
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)867631289

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