From the Protohistory to the History of the Text by Javier VelazaFrom the Protohistory to the History of the Text by Javier Velaza

From the Protohistory to the History of the Text

byJavier Velaza

Hardcover | January 12, 2016

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This volume contains the papers of the colloquium Protohistory of the Text, which took place on 28 and 29 November 2013 at the Universitat de Barcelona. Each paper is devoted to the transmission of a major classical Latin text. The contributors are distinguished scholars from around the world such as Paolo Fedeli, Peter Kruschwitz, Marc Mayer, Stephen Oakley, Oronzo Pecere, Antonio Ramírez de Verger and Richard Tarrant. They discuss texts ranging from the comedies of Plautus and Terence through the writings of Cicero, Livy and Virgil to the Historia Augusta. Their papers review existing scholarship and offer new insights into the transmission of these texts and especially into their protohistory, the phase of their history that precedes the earliest surviving manuscripts.
Javier Velaza is Professor of Latin Philology at the Universitat de Barcelona. His main research interests lie in Latin textual criticism, Latin epigraphy and the pre-Roman languages of the Iberian Peninsula. His publications include monographs on the textual transmission of Virgil and Terence and an edition of the fragments of M. Vale...
Title:From the Protohistory to the History of the TextFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.45 × 6 × 1.17 inPublished:January 12, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents: Javier Velaza: Preface – Carlo M. Lucarini: Playwrights, actor-managers and the Plautinian text in antiquity – Peter Kruschwitz: Ne cum poeta scriptura evanesceret. Exploring the protohistory of Terence’s dramatic scripts – Clara Auvray-Assayas: Which protohistory of the text can be grasped from Carolingian manuscripts? The case of Cicero’s De natura deorum – Xavier Espluga: Cicero. Speeches. An overview – Antonio Moreno: César: aproximación a la difusión temprana de su obra – Dániel Kiss: The protohistory of the text of Catullus – Rodolfo Funari: Outlines for a protohistory of Sallust’s text – S. P. Oakley: The «proto-history» of the text of Livy – Paolo Fedeli: Protostoria del testo di Properzio – Maria Luisa Delvigo: Preistoria e protostoria del testo virgiliano: ancora sul preproemio dell’Eneide e le laudes Galli – Richard Tarrant: The protohistory of the text of Horace – A. Ramirez de Verger: The sources of the editions of Ovid’s Metamorphoses (The example of Met. 6.401-674) – Javier Velaza: The protohistory of the text of Martial – Oronzo Pecere: The protohistory of the texts of Persius and Juvenal – Marc Mayer: Génesis y evolución del texto de la Historia Augusta. Consideraciones a propósito de la Vita Pescenni Nigri.