Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 November 2010

144 Pages


ISBN: 9780199751365

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Studies on the Text of Macrobius' Saturnalia

Robert Kaster

  • The first complete survey of all surviving manuscripts written before the 13th century
  • The first detailed "family tree" of the manuscripts that allows us to reconstruct the archetype (the common ancestor of all the extant manuscripts)
  • Extensive discussion of both theoretical and practical questions of modern editorial practice
  • Extensive discussion of over 100 of the 300 passages where the new edition differs from the standard text