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  • Ope ingeniiby Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    This is an original collection of exemplary emendations made by ancient and modern scholars. Single examples are analysed in order to extract a method of emendation. The author reviews some attractive interventions which offer a model of textual criticism: a kind of ideal museum of critical intelligence applied to corruptions or cryptocorruptions... more...

  • Critical Notes on Virgilby Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 84.00

    In this book, conceived as a sort of Prolegomena to his two Teubner editions, Conte gives account of his choices in editing his Virgilian text. Engaging in a passionate debate with his predecessors and critics, he guides the reader in a fascinating journey in the history of transmission and interpretation of Georgics and Aeneid and... more...

  • Stealing the Club from Herculesby Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    In the first part of this volume on the literary technique of imitation, the author analyses Virgil's working over the text of Homer which paradoxically represents a true act of artistic originality. In the second chapter, the author reconstructs the presuppositions of a method and explores at the same time its limitations. more...

  • Stealing the Club from Herculesby Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 0.00

    In the first part of this volume on the literary technique of imitation, the author analyses Virgil's working over the text of Homer which paradoxically represents a true act of artistic originality. In the second chapter, the author reconstructs the presuppositions of a method and explores at the same time its limitations. more...

  • The Poetry of Pathosby Gian Biagio Conte; S. J. Harrison

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 124.99

    A collection of essays on Virgil's Aeneid by a celebrated scholar and interpreter of Latin poetry. Gian Biaggio Conte focuses on the way in which Virgil reworks earlier poetry (especially that of Homer) to create a new and effective mode of epic in a period when the genre appeared to be debased or exhausted. more...

  • Aeneisby Publius Vergilius Maro; Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 140.00

    A new edition of the Aeneid requires not only a systematic and reliable assessment of the text, but also a satisfactory and, if possible, complete description of the manuscripts’ transmission. Here, not only were the seven Late Antique codices studied anew, but the recensio was also extended by drawing on sources from the Carolingian Age only... more...

  • Bucolica et Georgicaby Publius Vergilius Maro; Silvia Ottaviano; Gian Biagio Conte

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    Diese Edition von Vergils früheren Werken stellt eine Fortsetzung der Aeneis -Augabe dar, deren Zielsetzung und Methoden sie teilt. Die Textedition entsteht – auf Grundlage der neuesten Studien zu diesem Thema – aus sorgfältigen Überlegungen zum Stil des Autors heraus. Die handschriftliche Überlieferung und die Testimonia bis zum... more...

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