Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Preface
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The present volume illustrates how the principal works of Greek and Latin literature have inscribed themselves upon the cultural memory of Europe and its intellectual relatives. It defines the primary stages of the history of each work: papyri, scholia, manuscripts, early and authoritative modern editions, translations, and commentaries.

The Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts constitutes a systematic expansion and augmentation of the corresponding articles in the New Pauly. It enables the reader to trace the path of Greek and Latin literature from the…

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The Editors, “Preface”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_preface>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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