A significant other to activity and Spectacle in Greek and Roman Antiquity offers a chain of essays that observe a socio-historical viewpoint to myriad elements of old activity and spectacle. Covers the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Empire
• contains contributions from quite a number foreign students with numerous Classical antiquity specialties
• is going past the standard concentrations on Olympia and Rome to check activity in towns and territories during the Mediterranean basin
• encompasses a number of illustrations, maps, end-of-chapter references, inner cross-referencing, and a close index to extend accessibility and help researchers
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Initials are coloured red and blue. g. unde senatores dicti (20r), triste signum in urbe Roma (21r), de bonitate terre Campanie (21v), nummus est decima pars denarii (23v) etc. In addition, the text is supplied with rubrics. I have not had the opportunity to consult the manuscript U in situ, but the microÀlm shows a clear Gothic textualis written in two columns by one hand. Marginalia have been added by a Humanist hand. The codex consists of 109 folios (25 u 17 cm) with the text in two columns (29 lines each).
Class L-4 s’Gravenhage, Rijksmuseum Meermanno-Westreenianum, 10 D 22 is an interesting manuscript and is the only witness of this version. There are few omissions in the narration of the Republic. 27 Very often28 the battle-scenes have been omitted or softened. Before the section on Augustus there are also 29 cases29 where the indication of the year (ab Urbe condita or by naming the consuls) has been omitted. These omissions are probably attempts at creating a narrative free from arid facts. 7 almost verbatim: Postea Cesar contra Ariobistum regem excitantem inuehentemque secum incredibiles Germanorum copias, quibus nuper uniuersos Galliarum populos se subegisse iactabat, apud Sequanos fugere compulit, cum diu exercitus Ceàsaris Germanorum multitudine et uirtute perterritus pugnam detractasset.
DESCR. Mortensen 2000b p. 190. 6 I thank Dr. Christine Ferdinand, Fellow Librarian at Magdalen College, for providing me with an extract. classification & preliminary survey of manuscripts 23 DAT. 15th century. OR. Italy? CONT. Paraphrase of Paul the Deacon HR I–XVI. 5. CAT. Narducci 1893 pp. 491–92. DAT. 15th century. OR. Italy? CONT. 6 (58v–72r), Other texts: Josephus (5r–58r), Isidore (78r–88v), Epistola de mundi pravitate (89r–91v). 5. CAT. Ker 1949 p. 168. DAT. 12th/13th century. OR. Salisbury, England.