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Gellius in the French Renaissance

Michael Heath

in The Worlds of Aulus Gellius

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199264827
eISBN:
9780191718403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264827.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter traces the editorial tradition of Gellius in France from 1508 down to Carrio's edition of 1585, with extensive paratextual matter by Henri Estienne, in particular the essays named in ... More


Conflict and Harmony in the Collegium Gellianum

Anthony Grafton

in The Worlds of Aulus Gellius

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199264827
eISBN:
9780191718403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264827.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Gellius was a model showing humanists how to accumulate information by note-taking, how to present it in an elegant and interesting way (especially through dialogues in vivid settings presented as ... More


The Devotional Force of Incredulity

George Hoffmann

in Reforming French Culture: Satire, Spiritual Alienation, and Connection to Strangers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808763
eISBN:
9780191852138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808763.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Geographic foreignness (more often imagined than not) could also transform into temporal alienation to the degree that reformers’ ideal of resuscitating the primitive Church of apostolic times ... More


From ‘Custom is King’ to ‘Custom is a Metal’: The Early Modern Afterlife of Ancient Scythian Culture

Galena Hashhozheva

in Beyond Greece and Rome: Reading the Ancient Near East in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198767114
eISBN:
9780191821301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767114.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In early modernity, the ancient Scythians were mostly the subject of ethnographic tales that delighted audiences with their exoticism and barbarity. Yet in an exceptional development, one ... More


Disavowing Villainy

Jonathan Patterson

in Villainy in France (1463-1610): A Transcultural Study of Law and Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198840015
eISBN:
9780191875625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840015.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

The most voluminous records of villainy in France during the reigns of Henri III and Henri IV are the journals of a Parisian chancery official, Pierre de L’Estoile (1542–1611). This is the first of ... More


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