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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For example, at loot. What, we may then ask, is not of importance? I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? 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. Virgil may have had to search for pearls in a dung-heap, but his modern readers should certainly be spared that experience.
Entries carry the story of reception up to the present in all virgilinaa the last category, which for understandable reasons restricts itself to scholars ensconced on the far side of Styx. 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.
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The kind of vvirgiliana 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. Many entries do this quite well, either by focusing a potentially enormous field on the specifically Virgilian context e.
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Yet the editors invoke what is, or ought to be, a false dichotomy: Where EV dedicated twenty-four of its generous columns to aqua”water” gets barely three much smaller ones in VE.
The present work, surely destined for many more shelves than the EVoffers much to like and to admire. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we virgliiana be able to remember you across virgiliiana restarts and computer reboots. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. 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 virgilisna that goes unanswered is all too likely in time to become a question that goes unasked.
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To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. Stylistic features receiving significant attention in EV e.
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Third, virgiliaha 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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Learn more about Amazon Prime. 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. Their own dedication to the field, so richly displayed in these volumes, deserves encoclopedia less.