In classical scholarship, editio princeps is a term of art. It means, roughly, the first printed edition of a work, that previously had existed only in manuscripts, which were therefore circulated only after being copied by hand. Classical scholarship, also known as classical philology or classics, is the study of ancient Greece and Rome. ... Jargon redirects here. ...
For example, the editio princeps of Homer is that of Demetrius Chalcondyles, now thought to be from 1488. The most important texts of classical Greek and Roman authors were for the most part produced in editio princeps in the years on either side of 1500. Bust of Homer in the British Museum For other uses, see Homer (disambiguation). ... Demetrius Chalcondyles (1424–1511), born in Athens, was the brother of the writer Laonicus Chalcondyles In 1447 he migrated to Italy, where Cardinal Bessarion gave him his patronage. ...
The picture is complicated by the possibilities of partial publication, of publication first in translation (for example from Greek to Latin), and of a usage that simply equates with first edition. The term has long been extended by scholars to works not part of the Ancient Greek and Latin literatures. It is also used for legal works, and other significant documents. see also : The First Edition, the musical group fronted by Kenny Rogers. ...
Category: Classical scholarship Engraved frontispiece of George Sandyss 1632 London edition of Publius Ovidius Naso (Sulmona, March 20, 43 BC â Tomis, now Constanta AD 17) Roman poet known to the English-speaking world as Ovid, wrote on topics of love, abandoned women, and mythological transformations. ... Diodorus Siculus (ca. ... This article or section should be merged with Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini Gianfrancesco (or Giovanni Francesco) Poggio Bracciolini (February 11, 1380 - October 10, 1459) was one of the most important Italian Renaissance humanists. ... Marcus Manilius (fl. ... Johannes MÃ¼ller von KÃ¶nigsberg (June 6, 1436 â July 6, 1476), known by his Latin pseudonym Regiomontanus, was an important German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer. ... The Augustan History (Lat. ... Quintus Sammonicus Serenus, Roman savant, author of a didactic medical poem, De medicina praecepta (probably incomplete). ... Avienus was a Latin writer of the 4th century. ... Bust of Homer in the British Museum For other uses, see Homer (disambiguation). ... Demetrius Chalcondyles (1424–1511), born in Athens, was the brother of the writer Laonicus Chalcondyles In 1447 he migrated to Italy, where Cardinal Bessarion gave him his patronage. ... This article discusses the ancient Greek poet Hesiod. ... Hesiod (Hesiodos) was an early Greek poet and rhapsode, believed to have lived around the year 700 BCE. From the 5th century BCE, literary historians have debated the priority of Hesiod or of Homer. ... Demetrius Chalcondyles (1424–1511), born in Athens, was the brother of the writer Laonicus Chalcondyles In 1447 he migrated to Italy, where Cardinal Bessarion gave him his patronage. ... Apollonius of Rhodes (Apollonius Rhodius), librarian at Alexandria, was a Greek grammarian and epic poet, who flourished under the Ptolemies Philopator and Epiphanes (222-181 BC). ... Alciphron, Greek rhetorician, was probably a contemporary of Lucian (2nd century A.D.). He was the author of a collection of fictitious letters, of which 124 (118 complete and 6 fragments) have been published; they are written in the purest Attic dialect and are considered models of style. ... A Roman bust of Sophocles. ... Quintus Smyrnaeus, Greek epic poet, probably flourished in the latter part of the 4th century AD. He is sometimes called Quintus Calaber, because the only manuscript of his poem was discovered at Otranto in Calabria by Cardinal Bessarion in 1450. ... Aldus Manutius (1449/50 - February 6, 1515), the Latin form of Aldo Manuzio (born Teobaldo Mannucci) was the founder of the Aldine Press. ... Lysias (d. ... Aldus Manutius (1449/50 - February 6, 1515), the Latin form of Aldo Manuzio (born Teobaldo Mannucci) was the founder of the Aldine Press. ... Marcus Velleius Paterculus (c. ... Rutilius Claudius Namatianus (fl. ... The Talmud (×ª××××) is a record of rabbinic discussions on Jewish law, Jewish ethics, customs, legends and stories, which Jewish tradition considers authoritative. ... Daniel Bomberg (d. ... Synesius (c. ... Adrianus Turnebus (Adrien Tournèbe) (1512 - June 12, 1565) was a French classical scholar. ... Bust of Aurelius in the Louvre Imperator Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus (April 26, 121 â March 17, 180) was Roman Emperor from 161 to his death in 180. ... Meditations is a series of writings by Marcus Aurelius setting forth his ideas on Stoic philosophy. ... Sefer Yetzirah (Hebrew, Book of Creation, ספר יצירה) is the title of two books on esoteric Jewish mysticism. ... The Greek epic poet Nonnus (Greek Nonnos), a native of Panopolis (Akhmim) in the Egyptian Thebaid, probably lived at the end of the 4th or the beginning of the 5th century AD. He produced the Dionysiaca, an epic tale of the god Dionysus, a paraphrase of the Gospel of John... Diophantus of Alexandria - ÎÎ¹ÏÏÎ±Î½ÏÎ¿Ï Î¿ ÎÎ»ÎµÎ¾Î±Î½Î´ÏÎµÏÏ - (circa 200/214 â circa 284/298) was a Greek mathematician. ... Laonicus Chalcondyles (or Chalcocondylas) was the only Athenian Byzantine writer. ... Hippolytus, was a writer of the early Church. ... In Christian eschatology, the Antichrist has come to mean a person, image of a person, or other entity that is the embodiment of evil and utterly opposed to truth, while convincingly disguised as wholly good and a bringer of truth. ... Marquard Gude (Gumus) (February 1, 1635 - November 26, 1689), was a German archaeologist and classical scholar, most famous for his collection of Greek and Latin inscriptions. ... Nicephorus Bryennius (1062-1137), Byzantine soldier, statesman and historian, was born at Orestias (Adrianople). ... Hypereides (c. ... Churchill Babington ( 11th March, 1821- 1889) was an English classical scholar and archaeologist, born at Roecliffe, in Leicestershire. ... Bacchylides, Ancient Greek lyric poet, was born at Iulis, in the island of Ceos. ... The Rigveda (Sanskrit: , a tatpurusha compound of praise, verse and knowledge) is a collection of hymns (, plural ) counted among the four Hindu religious texts known as the s, and contains the oldest texts preserved in any Indo-Iranian language. ... Max MÃ¼ller Friedrich Max MÃ¼ller (December 6, 1823 â October 28, 1900), more commonly known as Max MÃ¼ller, was a German-born British Philologist and Orientalist, one of the founders of Indian studies, who virtually created the discipline of comparative religion. ...
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