Commentary on the Dream of Scipio
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Commentary on the Dream of Scipio by Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius,
  • Neoplatonism

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated with an introd. and notes by William Harris Stahl.
SeriesRecords of civilization, sources and studies -- no. 48
ContributionsCicero, Marcus Tullius., Stahl, William Harris.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13578479M
OCLC/WorldCa18536284

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This edition of Macrobius's Commentary on the Dream of Scipio offeres a lengthy, informative, and articulate introduction, which continues numerous references to other secondary sources. The translation Cited by: Commentary on the Dream of Scipio. Hardcover – January 1, by MACROBIUS (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please Author: MACROBIUS. Commentary on the Dream of Scipio. Macrobius. Translated with an introduction and notes by William Harris Stahl. Columbia University Press.   Commentary on the Dream of Scipio by William Harris Stahl – PhilPapers When I finally worked up the courage and commitment to read it, I discovered that it explained — quite literally — hundreds of individual works of art .

  Commentary on the Dream of Scipio by Macrobius, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(44). Commentary on the dream of Scipio by Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius. 8 Want to read; Published by Columbia University Press in New York. Written in EnglishCited by:   He is primarily known for his writings, which include the widely copied and read Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis “Commentary on the Dream of Scipio”which was one of the most important sources for Platonism in the Latin West during the Middle Ages, the Saturnaliaa compendium of ancient Roman religious and antiquarian lore, and De differentiis et societatibus graeci latinique verbi .   The Dream of Scipio (Somnium Scipionis) is a famous section, only a few pages long, from Cicero’s massive six-volume On the Republic. It was rightly seen as a condensation of important ideas from ancient philosophy and cosmology by scholars in the middle ages; an extensive commentary was written about it by Macrobius .

  The Dream of Scipio by Iain Pears pp, Jonathan Cape, £ "All books are divisible into two classes," wrote Ruskin, "the books of the hour, and the books of all time.". Macrobius' Commentary upon Scipio's Dream was known to the sixth-century philosopher Boethius, and was later valued throughout the Middle Ages as a primer of cosmology. The work assumed the .   Macrobius’s most influential book—and one of the most widely cited books of the Middle Ages—was a commentary in two books on the Dream of Scipio narrated by Cicero at the end of his Republic. Linke and Georg Wissowa Text, Translation, and Commentary. Commentary on the "Dream of Scipio" Macrobius's most influential book and one of the most widely cited books of the Middle Ages was a commentary on the book Dream of Scipio narrated by .