The satires of Persius (1st century AD), composed in hexameters with a prologue in choliambics, combine the traditional social reference of the genre with the ideal demands of philosophical ethics to create an individual and fruitful synthesis. This new edition of the text reassesses the dependences and relationships of the individual manuscripts, and their resulting value in the transmission of the text, while the role of the Persius scholia in the transmission receives its first systematic analysis on the basis of the recent first scholarly edition of the corpus.
Walter Kißel, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
- Verlag: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co.KG
- Seitenzahl: 84
- Erscheinungstermin: 01.01.2007
- ISBN-13: 9783110926408
- Artikelnr.: 44425259