The Journal of Philology

The Journal of Philology

Paperback Cambridge Library Collection - Classics

Edited by William Aldis Wright, Edited by Ingram Bywater, Edited by Henry Jackson


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  • Format: Paperback | 346 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 214mm x 26mm | 481g
  • Publication date: 13 December 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 1108056687
  • ISBN 13: 9781108056687
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

Product description

Founded in 1868 by the Cambridge scholars John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor (1825-1910), William George Clark (1821-78), and William Aldis Wright (1831-1914), this biannual journal was a successor to The Journal of Classical and Sacred Philology (also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection). Unlike its short-lived precursor, it survived for more than half a century, until 1920, spanning the period in which specialised academic journals developed from more general literary reviews. Predominantly classical in subject matter, with contributions from such scholars as J. P. Postgate, Robinson Ellis and A. E. Housman, the journal also contains articles on historical and literary themes across the 35 volumes, illuminating the growth and scope of philology as a discipline during this period. Volume 8, comprising issues 15 and 16, was published in 1879.

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Table of contents

How were the bodies of criminals at Athens disposed of after death?; Upon notices of army-surgeons in ancient Greek warfare; 'Shall' and 'should' in protasis, and their Greek equivalents; Lucretius' proemium and Epicurean theology; Notes on the Aeneid; An interpretation of Is. lii, 15; A word on Lucilius; On the Dirae; On some passages in the Medea of Euripides; On some peculiarities in the use of the future participles of Greek verbs; On Choephoroe 472-3; On the MS of Sophocles in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge; The Antigone of Sophocles; Note on Odyssey V, 368; Note on Xenophon's Hellenics, I.c.VII; On the word 'bougaios' and the prefix 'bou-'; Some new Latin fragments; Judges and litigants; On early Greek written literature; Some further observations on ancient theories of causation; William George Clark; Notes on Aristophanes Acharnians 1-578; Another word on Lucilius; On the Aegritudo Perdicae; On the Pro Cluentio of Cicero; Tone and other characteristics of Chinese; On licentia poetica; On hemina sanguinis in Seneca and Jerome; On condicio and conditio; On the date and integrity of a letter ascribed to D. Brutus; Juvenal X. 54, 55; Adfectus and adfictus; The number of Plato; On the genuineness of the 'Sophist' of Plato, and on some of its philosophical bearings; Princeps or princeps senatus?; Catullus' 68th poem.