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.


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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773443600
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 958
  • ID: 9780773443600
  • ISBN10: 0773443606

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