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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The VE is not interested in lexical nuance: What, we may then ask, is not of importance? Share your thoughts with other customers. That is an unanswerable argument. By casting so deliberately wide a net, the VE makes a significant statement not only about the Virgilian corpus and its history of interpretation, but perhaps less intentionally about the state of Virgilian studies in the early twenty- first century.
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The online version can be found at http: Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Explore the Home Gift Guide. A serious effort has also been made to explain mysteries of scholarly form, e. They will be well rewarded for that effort, but the number of readers able and willing enciclopevia do so is not growing. Email address subscribed successfully.
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Hard choices have to be made. In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! Stylistic features receiving significant attention in EV e. These are, I hasten to add, very good and useful entries, but the compressed attention to linguistic form and structure is again indicative of a shift away from 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.
Other technical matters are not so fully ignored, but can be significantly compressed: 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.
Cookies are little virgiliama of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. Their own dedication to the field, enicclopedia richly displayed in these volumes, deserves nothing less.
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 one hereafter VE but limited them to entries falling between Abante and Dauno.
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All such complaints are subject to one common rejoinder: Many wnciclopedia do this quite well, either by focusing a potentially enormous field on the specifically Virgilian context e. 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.
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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Those anxious to distinguish among acer, acerbus, and acidus or aer, aetherand aethra must either identify the required dictionaries and online resources for themselves or find a copy of the EVwhere the former set merits five columns and the latter six. Its creation was a substantial undertaking, and the result is a significant achievement. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date.
Or more to the point, what is not as important as it used to be? 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.
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 Enciclipedia knew.
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The present work, surely destined for many more shelves than the EVoffers much to like and to admire. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Third, this essay was written in western Oregon, where the nearest public copy of the Enciclopedia Virgiliana sits three hundred miles up the freeway. The representation of scholarship is erratic and inconsistent.