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P. Papinius Statius

Thebaid and Achilleid Volume III

Author(s): M. J. Edwards, Translated by A. L. Ritchie

Book Description

Volume III of the present work on Statius' Thebaid and Achilleid is divided into two parts.

The first part offers a sketch of the history of the textual transmission, a complete list of manuscripts, discussion of various previous editions, exposition of the views about the manuscripts which underly the present edition, and an orthographical index.

The second part comprises a secondary apparatus, which tabulates further evidence from the manuscripts and all conjectures not recorded in the primary apparatus.


ISBN-13: 978-1-8471-8490-0
ISBN-10: 1-84718-490-1
Date of Publication: 01/04/2008
Pages / Size: 780 / A5
Price: £49.99


J. B. Hall is Hildred Carlile Professor of Latin Emeritus of the University of London. He has published extensively on Claudian, Ovid and John of Salisbury.

A. L. Ritchie is MA in Classics, University of London, and a freelance copy-editor of learned journals.

M. J. Edwards is Professor of Classics at Queen Mary, University of London, and Director of the Institute of Classical Studies. He has published widely on the Attic Orators, Plutarch and the Latin philosophical works of Francis Bacon. He is co-author with J. B. Hall of the editio princeps of Pierfrancesco Giustolo’s commentary on Claudian, De raptu Proserpinae.