Enciclopedia virgiliana: A-Da. Front Cover. Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Fondata da Giovanni Treccani, – Italian literature. Enciclopedia Virgiliana. 2. DE – IN. Front Cover Enciclopedia Virgiliana, Volume 5, Issue 2. Snippet view – Enciclopedia virgiliana: De-In Snippet view -. Title, Enciclopedia Virgiliana. Contributors, Francesco Della Corte, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana Roma. Publisher, Ist. della enciclopedia italiana,
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Their own dedication to the field, so richly displayed in these volumes, deserves nothing less. Or more to the point, what is not as important as it used to be? They will be well rewarded for that effort, but the number of readers able and willing to do so is not growing. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription.
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The kind of trivia that is always so useful in the Latin classroom is well represented in entries like “dollar bill”, “American” and “mottoes and seals of American states”, which turn out to be replete with Virgilian echoes, while “schools and schooling” takes readers from the lectures of Caecilius Epirota to the American Advanced Placement Program. Where EV dedicated twenty-four of its generous columns to aqua”water” gets barely three much smaller ones in VE.
These are, I hasten to add, very good and useful entries, virhiliana the compressed attention to linguistic form and structure is again indicative of a shift away vlrgiliana the tools of close reading and the basic philological information that modern readers increasingly require to read Virgil in Latin with a depth of understanding that the editors may too readily be taking for granted in their audience. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name.
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The representation of scholarship is erratic and inconsistent. Entries carry the story of reception up to the present in all but the last category, which for understandable reasons restricts itself to scholars ensconced on the far side of Styx.
My respect for their achievement is thus personal as well as professional. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Stylistic features receiving significant attention in EV e.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Other technical matters are not so fully ignored, but can be significantly compressed: Its creation was a substantial undertaking, and the result is a significant achievement.
Hard choices have to be made. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. That task is facilitated here by a generous use of cross-references and blind references, together with a List of Entries set conspicuously at the front, and a General Index at the back. All such complaints are subject to one common rejoinder: Nuances of Latin vocabulary are not as easily grasped as what even a Google search will quickly supply regarding “Accius” and “Alcuin”, while a philological question that goes unanswered is all too likely in time to become a question that goes unasked.
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For example, at loot. Virgil may have had to search for pearls in a dung-heap, but his modern readers should certainly be spared that vorgiliana. As a potential contributor to this project who pleaded the burden of prior commitments, I find myself on the outside looking in on the work of friends, colleagues, and people I either know or wish I knew.
Many entries do this enciclo;edia well, either by focusing a potentially enormous field on the specifically Virgilian context e. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.
Second, as editor-in-chief of the fifth and entirely online vifgiliana of the Oxford Classical Dictionary now at the organizational stage, I am deeply immersed in a venture that inevitably overlaps this one and has compelled serious attention to the future of reference works in what purports ivrgiliana be a Digital Age. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Third, this essay was written in western Oregon, where the nearest public copy of the Enciclopedia Virgiliana sits three hundred miles up the freeway.
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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Reviewed by Sander M. Goldberg, UCLA sander humnet. Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. In the end, the University of Arizona library kindly loaned me volume one, which has made possible the comparisons to come between that work hereafter EV and this virhiliana hereafter VE but limited them to entries falling between Abante and Dauno.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The present work, surely destined for many more shelves than the EVoffers much to like and to admire.