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The worlds of Aulus Gellius

Author: Leofranc Holford-Strevens
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of essays on the second-century Roman miscellanist Aulus Gellius. Combining approaches, it places his achievements in context, compares the values he expresses with contemporary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Aulus Gellius
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leofranc Holford-Strevens
ISBN: 9780199264827 0199264821
OCLC Number: 699713069
Description: XVI, 392 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: I. CONTEXTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS ; 1. Bilingualism and Biculturalism in Antonine Rome: Apuleius, Fronto, and Gellius ; 2. Gellius and Fronto on Loanwords and Literary Models: Their Evaluation of Laberius ; 3. Gellius the Etymologist: Gellius' Etymologies and Modern Etymology ; 4. Aulus Gellius as a Storyteller ; 5. Gellius and the Roman Antiquarian Tradition ; II. IDEOLOGIES ; 6. Gellius 'Noctes Atticae': Genre, Conventions, and Cultural Programme ; 7. Educational Values in Gellius ; 8. Gellian Humanism Revisited ; 9. Gellius, Apuleius, and Satire on the Intellectual ; III. RECEPTION ; 10. 'Recht as een Palmen-Bohm' and Other Facets of Gellius' Medieval and Humanistic Reception ; 11. Gellius in the French Renaissance ; 12. Conflict and Harmony in the 'Collegium Gellianum'
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