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Calfurnio, Giovanni -1503

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Works: 298 works in 566 publications in 3 languages and 1,100 library holdings
Genres: Comedy plays  Spurious and doubtful works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Poetry  History  Sources  Manuscripts 
Roles: Editor, Author, cnm, Commentator, Dedicatee, Annotator, Commentator for written text, Contributor, wac, Other, Arranger, Translator, Author of afterword, colophon, etc.
Classifications: PA6755, 872.5
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Publications about Giovanni Calfurnio
Publications by Giovanni Calfurnio
Publications by Giovanni Calfurnio, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Giovanni Calfurnio
Comoediae by Titus Maccius Plautus( Book )
50 editions published between 1477 and 1831 in 3 languages and held by 64 libraries worldwide
P. Terentii Carthaginensis Afri Comoediæ sex by Terence( Book )
13 editions published between 1529 and 1542 in Latin and held by 51 libraries worldwide
The comedies of Terence by Terence( Book )
10 editions published between 1554 and 1745 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Terence achieved in his brief twenty-six years a standard of stylistic perfection and artistic restraint that ranked him, along with Plautus, as the greatest of the Roman comic playwrights. He was, at the very least, a gifted translator and adaptor, having used Greek New Comedies as the basis for all six of his extant plays. How far his own contribution exceeded that of simple translation is difficult to say, but we know that the Latin, undeniably his, was so faultlessly styled that his work served as a textbook for scholars and grammarians for hundreds of years.Terence had a considerable impact on the Revival of Letters; his comedies were studied and were frequently adapted into new works by such men as Steele, Chapman, and, most famously, Moliire. Indeed, had there been no Terence, it is doubtful that the Comedy of Manners could have arisen when it did, and all comic writing for the stage, from Moilire through the Restoration drama to the present day, would be diminished for lack of him. Appropriately, the language of this translation is from the Restoration. Graves has based his version on the one made in 1689 by Laurence Echard; he has corrected inaccuracies, eliminated defects and obscurities, but retained the period tone.Including in this book are the major comedies: The Fair Andrian, The Mother-In-Law, The Self-Tormentor, The Eunuch, The Tricks of Phormio and The Brothers. A close reading of Terence is a fine corrective to any idea that may still be current, about the glory that was Greece and grandeur that was Rome during the Hellenistic period. It is an assurance that in some respects at least, this age is not depraved at all
P. Terentii Carthaginiensis Afri Comoediæ sex by Terence( Book )
2 editions published in 1820 in Latin and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Problèmes by Aristotle( Book )
10 editions published between 1477 and 1505 in Latin and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Problems, the third-longest work in the Aristotelian corpus, contains thirty-eight books covering more than 900 problems about living things, meteorology, ethical and intellectual virtues, parts of the human body, and miscellaneous questions. Although Problems is an accretion of multiple authorship over several centuries, it offers a fascinating technical view of Peripatetic method and thought. Rhetoric to Alexander, which provides practical advice to orators, was likely composed during the period of Aristotleʹs tutorship of Alexander, perhaps by Anaximenes, another of Alexanderʹs tutors. Both Problems and Rhetoric to Alexander replace the earlier Loeb edition by Hett and Rackham, with texts and translations incorporating the latest scholarship. -- Book jacket
P. Terentii Afri Comoediae sex : cum interpretatione Donati et Calphurnii, et commentario perpetuo ; in usum studiosae iuventutis by Terence( Book )
5 editions published in 1830 in Latin and German and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Gabr. Faerni emendationes in Publii Terentii fabulas by Gabriello Faerno( Book )
4 editions published in 1602 in Latin and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Plutarchi Cheronei Diui Traiani praeceptoris Graecoru[m] clarissimi historici ac philosophi problemata emendatissima by Plutarch( Book )
4 editions published in 1477 in Latin and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Comprises Plutarch's Quaestiones Romanae (Aetia Romana) and Quaestiones Graecae (Aetia Graeca), printed as a single work, consisting of a series of questions and answers on religious and social customs of ancient Rome and Greece. The Aetia Graeca begin on leaf f6r (page [91])
P. Terentij Afri poetae lepidissimi Comoediae omnes by Terence( Book )
6 editions published between 1553 and 1570 in Latin and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Opera by Ovid( Book )
6 editions published in 1474 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Terentius Comico carmine by Terence( Book )
5 editions published in 1503 in Latin and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Comoediae omnes by Terence( Book )
6 editions published between 1558 and 1569 in Latin and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Terentius : cum quinq[ue] co[m]mentis by Terence( Book )
6 editions published between 1506 and 1521 in Latin and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Aelii Donati grammatici clarissimi in. sex. P. Terentii Afri Comoedias examinata interpretatio by Terence( Book )
6 editions published between 1476 and 1485 in Latin and held by 6 libraries worldwide
De ingenuis moribus ac liberalibus studiis by Pietro Paolo Vergerio( Book )
3 editions published in 1475 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Brixianus, Ioannes Calpurnius.
Calfurnio, Giovanni
Calfurnio, Giovanni ca. 1440-1503
Calfurnio, Giovanni d. 1503
Calfurnius, Giovanni, 1443-1503
Calfurnius, Ioannes, -1503
Calfurnius, Ioannes zemř. 1503
Calfurnius, Joannes
Calfurnius, Joannes 1443-1503
Calphur.
Calphurinus, Johannes d. 1503
Calphurinus Johannes m.1503
Calphurnio, Giovanni.
Calphurnio, Giovanni 1443-1503
Calphurnius.
Calphurnius 1443-1503
Calphurnius -1503
Calphurnius Brixiensis, Ioannes.
Calphurnius Brixiensis, Ioannes, -1503
Calphurnius Brixiensis, Ioannes m. 1503
Calphurnius Brixiensis, Ioannes zemř. 1503
Calphurnius Brixiensis, Joannes, 1443-1503
Calphurnius d. 1503
Calphurnius, Giovanni -1503
Calphurnius, Giovanni d. 1503
Calphurnius, Ioannes.
Calphurnius, Ioh 1443-1503
Calphurnius, Iohannes m. 1503
Calphurnius, Joannes
Calphurnius, Joannes 1443-1503
Calphurnius, Joannes -1503
Calphurnius, Joannes d. 1503
Calphurnius, Joannes zemř. 1503
Calphurnius, Johann 1443-1503
Calphurnius, Johannes
Calphurnius Johannes 1433-1503
Calphurnius, Johannes 1443-1503
Calphurnius, Johannes -1503
Calphurnius, Johannes d. 1503
Calphurnius, Johannes m. 1503
Calphurnius, Johannes zemř. 1503
Calphurnius m. 1503
Calphurnius, m. 1503, m. 1503
Calpurnio, Giovanni.
Calpurnio Giovanni 1433-1503
Calpurnio, Giovanni 1443-1503
Calpurnio, Giovanni -1503
Calpurnio, Giovanni d. 1503
Calpurnius 1443-1503
Calpurnius, Joannes
Calpurnius, Joannes, 1443-1503
Calpurnius, Joannes -1503
Calpurnius, Joannes d. 1503
Giovanni Calfurnio Italian philologist
Giovanni Calphurnius
Ioannes Calpurnius, -1503
Ioannes Calpurnius zemř. 1503
Jo. Calfurnius, -1503
Jo. Calfurnius zemř. 1503
Johannes Calphurnius
Planza de Ruffinonibus, Joannes, 1443-1503
Planza de Ruffinonibus, Joannes -1503
Planza de Ruffinonibus, Joannes d. 1503
Planza Rufinoni, Giovanni, 1443-1503
Planza Rufinoni, Giovanni -1503
Planza Rufinoni, Giovanni d. 1503
Rufinoni, Giovanni Planza, 1443-1503
Rufinoni, Giovanni Planza -1503
Rufinoni, Giovanni Planza d. 1503
Languages
Latin (167)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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