By Gerald Sandy

Written through 18 experts, this article offers with the reception of Greek and Latin tradition in France within the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. it really is meant for these attracted to classical affects on French belles-lettres and visible arts. There are accomplished surveys on issues as various because the position of French guests to classical lands in reworking perceptible fact into narrative textuality, Jacques Amyot's contribution to the reinvention of the radical within the West and the effect of historical legislation in France. significant literary genres, philosophy, significant writers, early French humanists and Hellenists and the visible arts all obtain specified remedy.

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Firmin-Didot 1875: 421. Lowe and Rand 1922: 6, 41. Id. iii, 41. Reynolds 1983: 320. Erasmi Roterodami. . 1508: fol. 114 ro. 34 OFELIA N. SALGADO adage Festina lente Erasmus refers both to Aldus' diligence in improving ancient texts through manuscripts sought from afar and to the imminent publication of Aldus' edition of the Epistolae, "... Plinianas epistolas quae propediem ex Aldina offidna prodibunt in lucem. . " With Erasmus as witness there is little doubt that the monks of SaintVictor were "persuaded" to part with the Parisinus thanks to a sum of ducats which only a Mocenigo could afford.

36 Therefore there was probably no textual work by Aldus himself, and the credit for its improvement has to be given to Giocondo. Other scholarly achievements of Giovanni Giocondo included an edition of Sallust's De coniuratione Catilinae and De bello lugurthino (Venice: Aldus, 1509), "from two very old manuscripts brought from Paris by him and lanus Lascaris for me to print," as Aldus said in his dedicatory epistle to Bartholomeo Liviano (General Bartolommeo Alviano, "le glorieux compagnon d'armes de Gonzalve de Cordoue"37): C.

In 1461 leaves of this codex were used to mend other manuscripts in Saint-Gall. 74 It is not known whether humanists were acquainted with this codex. As for the denomination of the Vatican fragments of Vergil we have adopted the Latin schedae used by O. A. H. 11 De Nolhac 1887: 86. Quoted by de Nolhac 1887: 86, n. 2. Ribbeck 1866: 227. CLA: I, 13; Ribbeck 1866: 233. Chatelain 1884-1892: 17; CLA: VII, 977. Ribbeck 1866: 227; Lowe and Rand 1922: 22. Pertz 1864; Pertz and Kohler 1864: 276. Ribbeck 1866: 233.

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