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Corpus Christianorum
Lingua Patrum (CCLP 10)
Ambrosius
Disticha sancti Ambrosii
Introduzione, testo criticamente riveduto, traduzione e commento

F. Lubian
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264 p., 155 x 245 mm, 2017
ISBN: 978-2-503-57124-9
Languages: Italian, Latin
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The first edition with introduction, translation and commentary of the 21 Disticha attributed to Ambrose of Milan.
This book represents the first monographic work dedicated to the Disticha attributed to Ambrose of Milan, a cycle of twenty-one hexametrical distichs whose aim is the description and explanation of pictured narratives from the Old and the New Testament. After an introduction which enlightens all aspects of the epigrammatic cycle (transmission, paternity, debts towards previous Latin poetry, Fortleben, hypothesis of reconstruction), the author provides a revised text, a new Italian translation, and a detailed philological, textual, exegetical and iconographic commentary to the Disticha.
Francesco Lubian is a Doctor Europaeus in "Poetry and Culture of the Latin and Greek Late Antiquity" and currently an OeADs "Ernst Mach" Post-Doc Stipendiat at the University of Vienna; his studies are mainly devoted to prose (Arnobius, Sulpicius Severus) and poetic production (Prudentius, Sedulius, Cyprianus Gallus, Rusticus Helpidius, Arator) from the Latin Late Antiquity. His work on the Disticha Ambrosii was awarded the 2017 "Premio delle Pontificie Accademie".
Series Branch:
Corpus Christianorum
Corpus Christianorum Texts and Studies
Lingua Patrum
Interest Classification:
Book History, Manuscript Studies & Palaeography
Palaeography, Scripts & Manuscript Studies
Roman scripts & Western manuscripts
Religion (including History of Religion) & Theology
Christian Theology & Theologians
Western Fathers (c. 160-735)
Medieval & Modern (Indo-European) Languages & Literatures
Romance languages
Medieval & Renaissance History (c.400-1500)
Medieval European history (400-1500) : auxiliary sciences

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