A Critical Edition of Peter of Eboli's De Balneis Terre Laboris: The Phlegraean Fields

A Critical Edition of Peter of Eboli's De Balneis Terre Laboris: The Phlegraean Fields

By: Jean D'Amato Thomas (author)Hardback

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This is a first ever critical edition of De Balneis Terre Laboris, a versified "show and tell" guide to baths of the Phlegraean Fields, the volcanic area Northwest of Naples whose mineral-rich waters had long been utilized for medicinal purposes. The complete text is examined and provides greater illumination regarding the rich medieval and Neapolitan culture and literature of the time.

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Volume I; Figures; Preface - Florence Eliza Glaze; (Associate Professor, Carolina Costal University); Acknowledgments; Prologue; Editor's Preface; Sigla of Manuscripts and Abbreviations; Latin Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter I. The Manuscript Tradition of De Balneis; Section I. The Textual and Visual Tradition:; An Overview; Table I; Table II; Section II. Textual Tradition: The Archetype [OMEGA] and the Hyparchetype [omega]; Section III. The Hyparchetype A; The [alpha] Recension (A1A2LJFZ1Z2Q); Section IV. The Hyparchetype B:; The [beta] Recension (CX1X2YRMEND); Section V. The [gamma] Recension and Other Late Copies; (GBPOK1K@IU1U2HTW); Section VI. The [sigma] Recension Manuscripts of Trattato dei Bagni; Including Balneum Succellarium; Section VII. The Visual Tradition; Chapter II. The Editions; Early Editions; Modern Editions and Translations; Chapter III. The Order of Epigrams; Introduction; And More.

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  • publication date: 31/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780773443600
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 958
  • ID: 9780773443600
  • ISBN10: 0773443606

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