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 | 322 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 216mm x 18mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 13 December 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 1108056709
  • ISBN 13: 9781108056700
  • 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 10, comprising issues 19 and 20, was published in 1882.

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Table of contents

Archaeological interpretations; On certain engineering difficulties in Thucydides' account of the escape from Plataea; On the first seven verses of the Antigone; On some fragments of the New Comedy, and some passages of Aeschylus, Theognis, Alcaeus and Ibycus; The Homeric trial-scene; Note on Xenophon, De vect. IV, 14; Note on Plato, Apol. Socr., p. 26; Notes on gender, especially in Indo-European languages; Atakta; Notes on some passages in the Politics; Observations on the Oedipus Coloneus of Sophocles; Old German glosses from a Bodleian manuscript; Traces of different dialects in the language of Homer; On some difficulties in the Platonic psychology; On Plato's Republic Vi, 509 D; Aesch. Ag. 115-120; Thilo's Servius; Pyrrhus in Italy; Biology and social science; Horatiana; On a passage in the Rhetorica ad Herennium; Dissignare; The chronology of the Book of Kings; On the text and interpretation of certain passages in the Agamemnon of Aeschylus; On the fragments of Euripides; Plato's later theory of ideas; The simile of the treacherous hound in the Agamemnon; Aristotle, Politics, IV (VII), 13.