The Imperial Period

The Imperial Period

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...also being changed to the unsuitable one of Polyhistor, the appearance, however, being kept up of the authorship of Solinus (Mommsen p. LVIII--LXVl). This class is most accurately represented by the Angelomontanus saec. X (A). The St. Gall ms. (S) saec. X is a combination of the first and third classes, the Paris. 6810 (P) of the second and third: see Mommsen p. LII--LX and his Elenchus p. LXXIX--XCIII. 7. Editions (ed. princeps venet. 1473 sq.) by J. Camers (Vienna 1520 sq.), El. Vinetus (Pictav. libi 4.), M. Delrio (Antv. 1572. Lugd. 1646) and others. The chief work is: claudii Salmasii Exercitationes in So. Polyh., Paris 1629 and (our. 8. Pitisco) Utrecht 1869. 2 vols fol. Lips. 1777. 8. An excellent edition by Th. Mommsen (recogn0vit), Berol. 1864. xciv and 287 pp. Cf. Fr. Liidecke, Gott. Gel. Anz. 1865, p. 1089-1109. 8. On the 22 hexameters found in the mss.-of Solinus see above 382, 4. 386. Towards the end of this time Nonius Marcellus seems to have composed his extant lexical work (Compendiosa doctrina per litteras). It is a mechanical compilation in a merely casual arrangement (c. 2-4 are alphabetical), in which Gellius has been much used. In spite of the glaring want of solid information, criticism and accuracy, the work is still invaluable to us, as better works have been lost, and as it contains numerous quotations of earlier Roman literature. 1. Nonius Marcellus is in the headings styled peripateticus tuburticensis, which certainly proves him to have been a native of Africa; see Gerlach and Roth p. IV--VIII. The grammaticus pertenuis meriti Marcellus, to whom amissam primum Narbo dedit patriam (Anson. prof. Burdig. 18), appears to be a diflerent person. The latest writers men tioned by N. are Apuleius (s. v. abstemius) more

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