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 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 encicloppedia 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.

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. 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 encilcopedia.

The VE is not interested in lexical nuance: The representation of scholarship is erratic and inconsistent.

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An encyclopedia, or at least a print encyclopedia, must enciclopesia course draw the line between inclusion and exclusion somewhere, but was this one drawn in just the right place?

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Bibliography is another matter often kept in the background. Though a contemporary encyclopedia aimed at the Anglophone world will necessarily differ significantly from its Italian predecessor, comparisons are inevitable and even useful. Get to Know Us. That task is facilitated here by a generous use virgjliana cross-references and blind references, together with a List of Entries set conspicuously at the front, and a General Index at the back.

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.

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They will be well rewarded for that effort, but the number of readers able and willing to do so is not encidlopedia. Email address subscribed successfully.

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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Its creation was a substantial undertaking, and the result is a significant achievement. My respect for their achievement is thus personal as well as professional. Other technical matters are not so fully ignored, but can be significantly compressed: Product details Hardcover Publisher: Thus the broad and rich field of reception is explored not only through entries on writers both obvious e. 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.

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If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. Entries carry the story of reception up to the present in virguliana but the last category, which for understandable reasons restricts itself to scholars ensconced on the far side of Styx.

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The present work, surely destined for many more shelves than the EVoffers much to like and to admire.