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Published: 27 November 2019

464 Pages


ISBN: 9780199695010

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Aulus Gellius: Attic Nights, Preface and Books 1-10 (Auli Gelli Noctes Atticae: Praefatio et Libri I-X)

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

Oxford Classical Texts

  • A new critical edition of Aulus Gellius' Noctes Atticae, superseding the previous Oxford Classical Text published in 1968
  • Re-examines the manuscripts and revises our understanding of their interrelations
  • Draws on a thorough reconsideration of the indirect tradition to restore readings discounted due to lack of support in the direct tradition
  • Presents a text more heavily emended in both Latin and Greek, rejecting erroneous readings and interpretations
  • Supplemented by a companion volume, Gelliana, which discusses in further detail the choice of readings in passages marked with an asterisk in the edition