An anthology of early Latin epigrams? A ghost reconsidered

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Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)147-158
Number of pages12
JournalClassical Quarterly
Volume50
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2000

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* An earlier version of this paper was presented at a guest lecture at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and I am grateful to the audience for their comments. As always, I owe special thanks to L. A. Holford-Strevens for his helpful suggestions. The research involved in preparing this paper was supported by The Israel Science Foundation founded by The Israel Academy of Science and Humanities. 1 Fragments are numbered according to Morel-Blandorf, FPL (Stuttgart and Leipzig, 1995). In E. Courtney, The Fragmentary Latin Poets (Oxford, 1993) Licinus' epigram is numbered fr. 7. 2 FPL frs. 1-5 (Courtney 1-6). 3 M. J. Hertz in his 1883—5 edition of Gellius, vol. 2, p. vi, and especially R. Marache, La critique litteraire de langue latine et le developpement du gout archaisant au IF siecle de notre ere (Rennes, 1952), 331; id., 'Fronton et A. Gellius (1938-1964)', Lustrum 10 (1965), 229-31 (a survey of bibliography); and his edition of Gellius, vol. 1 (Paris, 1967), x-xii. 4 H. Usener, 'Nochmals Valerius Aedituus', RhM 20 (1865), 150-1 = Kleine Schriften (Leipzig, 1912-13; repr. Osnabriick, 1965), 2.65; L. Alfonsi, Poetae Novi (Como, 1945), 11-12; B. Luiselli,

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