Classical scholars, specialists in mediaeval and Renaissance Western or Byzantine culture and education, Classical institutes, research libraries and libraries possessing collections of Greek and/or Latin manuscripts.
Nicholas Mann is the Director of the Warburg Institute and Professor of the History of the Classical Tradition in the University of London. He has published extensively on Petrarch, with particular reference to his Latin works, and to manuscripts.
Birger Munk Olsen, docteur en littérature française (1963), Sorbonne, is Professor of Mediaeval Culture at the University of Copenhagen. He has published extensively on classical manuscripts and on the reception and the study of classical Latin literature in the Middle Ages. Since 1991 he has been chairman of the European Science Foundation network on the "Classical Tradition in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance'.
Introduction: Birger Mune Olsen
Greek Grammatical Glosses and Scholia: the Form and Function of a Late Byzantine Commentary: Ruth Webb.1
I commenti ai classici fra XII e XV secolo: Claudia Villa.19
Les commentaires medievaux de Terence: Yves-Francois Riou.33
Medieval Commentaries on Horace: Karsten Friis-Jensen.51
I commenti medievali alla Tebaide di Stazio: Anselmo di Laon, Goffredo Babione, Ilario D'Orleans: Violleta De Angelis.75
Vernacular Glosses and Classical Authors: Klaus Siewert.137
Latin to Vernacular: Academic Prologues and the Medieval French Art of Love: Alastair J. Minnis.153
Pseudoamike Literatur als philologisches Problem in Mittelalter and Renaissance: Paul Gerhard Schmidt.187
Bibliography of Classical Scholarship in the Middle Ages and the Early Renaissance (9th to 15th Centuries): Karsten Friis-Jensen, Birger Munk Olsen, Ole L. Smith.197
Index to the Bibliography.253
This volume contains the expanded papers of the second workshop of the European Science Foundation Network on the "Classical Tradition in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance", devoted to classical scholarship in the Middle Ages and the Early Renaissance. It focuses on commentaries on Horace, Lucan, Statius and Terence, Byzantine grammatical commentaries, 'accessus ad auctores', Old High German glosses, and pseudo-antique literature. A comprehensive bibliography, containing some thousand items, makes this an essential tool for anyone concerned with the diverse aspects of mediaeval and renaissance scholarship, in particular in relation to classical Greek and Latin texts, textual criticism, commentaries and glosses, and questions of attribution.
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