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The Computistical Rules

Alden A. Mosshammer

in The Easter Computus and the Origins of the Christian Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199543120
eISBN:
9780191720062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543120.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Early Christian Studies

Dionysius Exiguus appended to his 95‐year table a set of rules (argumenta) for working with the data. Of the sixteen rules included in the manuscripts, only the first ten derive genuinely from ... More


Marcionite Paratexts, Pretexts, and Edition of the Corpus Paulinum

Eric W. Scherbenske

in Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917341
eISBN:
9780199980338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917341.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 2 contends that Marcion's text of Paul's letters was shaped by Marcion's Antitheses and the so-called “Marcionite prologues” (argumenta). These paratexts introduced the principles by which ... More


Codex Fuldensis and the Vulgate Revision of the Corpus Paulinum

Eric W. Scherbenske

in Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917341
eISBN:
9780199980338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917341.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 4 investigates Rufinus of Syria's Vulgate revision of Paul's letters as transmitted in Codex Fuldensis, a sixth-century manuscript that also codified capitula, argumenta, and other paratexts ... More


Minus opus moveo: Verse Summaries of Virgil in the Anthologia Latina

Scott McGill

in Marginality, Canonicity, Passion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198818489
eISBN:
9780191859540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818489.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines a set of verse argumenta, or plot summaries, of Virgil’s Aeneid, as well as a pseudepigraphic verse preface to the argumenta in which the author adopts the role of Ovid. These ... More


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