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Author Aerts, W. J

Title The Byzantine Alexander Poem
Published Boston : De Gruyter, 2014


Description 1 online resource (647 pages)
Series Byzantinisches Archiv ; v. 26
Byzantinisches Archiv
Contents Frontmatter -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- Introduction -- Book I -- Book II -- Book III -- Index of names -- Index of neologisms or rare words -- Frontmatter 2 -- Contents -- Synopsis -- Commentary. Part 1 -- Commentary. Part 2 -- Modern Authors, mentioned in the commentary -- Index of instances from Classical and Byzantine literature mentioned in the Commentary -- Bibliography
Summary Among the many versions of the Alexander Romance originating from Alexandria (3rd century AD) the long Byzantine Alexander Poem takes a special place. It is transmitted in only one miscellaneous manuscript, Ms. Marcianus Graecus 408, and contains 6130 'political' (fifteen-syllable) verses. Thisedition presents a new criticaltext of the Byzantine Alexander Poem with an introduction and an extensive commentary
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. -- Poetry
Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C.
Biblioteca nazionale marciana. Manuscript. Gr. 408 -- Criticism, Textual
SUBJECT Precetti ragionali per apprendere l'accompagnamento del basso sopra gli strumenti da tasto come il gravicembalo, il cembalo, etc. fast
Subject Byzantine poetry.
FICTION -- General.
Byzantine poetry
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781614513070