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Historical and Textual Problems

Hamilton Hess

in The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269755
eISBN:
9780191601163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269757.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The canons of the Council of Serdica have presented three major problems to those who have studied them in modern times: their genuineness, their numbering, and the priority of original composition ... More


Early Textual Transmission and Development

Hamilton Hess

in The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269755
eISBN:
9780191601163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269757.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Addresses three textual problems: the transmission of the Latin text of the Serdican canons, the early history of the Greek text and its differences from the Latin, and the derivation of a third ... More


Milton's Words

Annabel Patterson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573462
eISBN:
9780191702112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

After a short account of Milton's life as a writer, this book guides us through Milton's poetry and polemical prose. What do Milton's words look like when we acknowledge their personal and political ... More


The Evidence of the Manuscripts

H. Leith Spencer

in English Preaching in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112037
eISBN:
9780191670664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112037.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the compilation and dissemination of medieval sermon manuscripts. It also describes the widespread vernacular borrowing from pre-existing sermons and treatises, and the ... More


Transmission to Medieval Western Europe

Christopher I. Beckwith

in Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155319
eISBN:
9781400845170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155319.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines how the recursive argument method was transmitted to medieval Western Europe. The appearance of the recursive argument method in Latin texts was preceded by more than a century ... More


Henry David Jocelyn 1933–2000

J. N. Adams

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0014
Subject:
History, Historiography

Distinguished Australian Latinist Henry David Jocelyn was a character larger than life. He was warm hearted and amusing and extremely loyal to his friends, of whom there were many, and equally he ... More


The Commentary

Thomas J. Heffernan

in The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199777570
eISBN:
9780190258290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777570.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a detailed commentary on the Passion which explains pertinent historical, theological, and philological issues. This is followed by the only extended discussion of the Latin and ... More


Latin Absolute Constructions and Their Old English Equivalents: Interfaces between Form and Information Structure

Olga Timofeeva

in Information Structure and Syntactic Change in the History of English

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860210
eISBN:
9780199949601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860210.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter uses a comparative corpus of Latin texts and their Old English translations to examine the interplay between the information structure of Latin absolute participial constructions and ... More


Conclusions and Continuations

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The O'Donohue group of Irish saints' Lives must be added to the list of Latin texts from what is termed Phase I, the period roughly between 6650 and 850. These texts each have their own individual ... More


The Language of Composition

Thomas J. Heffernan

in The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199777570
eISBN:
9780190258290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777570.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The issue of whether Latin or Greek was the original language of composition of the Passio Sanctarum Perpetuae et Felicitatis has been debated since 1890. This chapter argues that Latin was the ... More


Translations of the Qur’an and Other Islamic Texts before Dante (Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries)

José Martínez Gázquez

in Dante and Islam

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263868
eISBN:
9780823266302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263868.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Examines the diffusion throughout Western Europe of Latin translations of Islamic texts, such as the Qur’an, the Doctrina Mochometi, and the Liber scale Machometi. The Latin translations of the ... More


Readers and Reception: A Text Case

A. J. Woodman

in From Poetry to History: Selected Papers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608652
eISBN:
9780191804649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608652.003.0023
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter presents four ‘standard’ English translations of Annals 2.53 published at intervals of roughly two or three decades during the past 130 years. It then considers how these four ... More


The Latin Text

Thomas J. Heffernan

in The Passion of Perpetua and Felicity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199777570
eISBN:
9780190258290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777570.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides a critical edition of the Latin text using manuscript Monte Cassino 204 as the base text, with variant readings drawn from the additional eight Latin manuscripts. Reference is ... More


In Conclusion: Breaking Down the Boundaries

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter returns to the concept of the translator-as-narrator, summarizing the many different types of translator statements explored in the volume. It argues that the strategies and ... More


The Editors of Calpurnius Flaccus

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Calpurnius Flaccus produced a short collection of extracts from declamation, perhaps in the second century AD. It has only been edited a handful of times. This paper, published in 2017, discusses the ... More


Making History: The Heading of the Res Gestae

A. J. Woodman

in From Poetry to History: Selected Papers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608652
eISBN:
9780191804649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608652.003.0016
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

When emperor Augustus died on 19 August AD 14, one of the documents he was said have left to posterity was a ‘list’ or ‘summary’ of his achievements — known to the modern world as the Res Gestae. It ... More


J. Cousin (ed., tr., comm.), Quintilien. Institution oratoire, Tome VII (Livre XII), Les Belles Lettres (Paris, 1980)

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0032
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This review, which appeared in 1981, concerns the sixth and final volume of Jean Cousin’s Budé edition of Quintilian’s Institutio Oratoria (1980). It congratulates Cousin on his achievement, and ... More


J. Cousin (ed., tr., comm.), Quintilien. Institution oratoire, Tome IV (Livres VI et VII), Les Belles Lettres (Paris, 1977)

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0028
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This review of the fourth volume of Jean Cousin’s Budé edition of Quintilian’s Institutio Oratoria (1977) appeared in 1979. The reviewer judges that this volume ‘is no better, and no worse, than its ... More


The Manuscript Tradition of [Quintilian]’s Major Declamations: A New Approach

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0024
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This previously unpublished paper seeks to demonstrate that two twelfth-century manuscripts of the Major Declamations, Montpellier 226 and Paris, lat. 1618, are not, as had hitherto been supposed, ... More


J. Cousin (ed., tr., comm.), Quintilien. Institution oratoire, Tome V (Livres VIII et IX)—Tome VI (Livres X et XI), Les Belles Lettres (Paris, 1978; 1979)

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0031
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This review of the fifth and sixth volumes of Jean Cousin’s Budé edition of Quintilian’s Institutio Oratoria (1978, 1979) stresses that the translation is a model of accuracy and elegance, but states ... More


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