Description. This illumination is from a 15th-century Italian manuscript of Macrobius’s commentary on Cicero’s Somnium Scipionis (Dream of Scipio). It shows the. Macrobii Ambrosii Aurelii Theodosii, Uiri Consularis, & Illustris, in Somnium Scipionis, Lib. Ii. Saturnaliorum, Lib. Vii. [REVIEW]Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius. Macrobius. Commentary on the Dream of Scipio by William Harris Stahl. [ REVIEW]George Sarton – – Isis: A Journal of the History of Science

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Only in later manuscripts were his names reversed as “Ambrosius Theodosius Macrobius”, which James Willis then adopted for his edition of the Commentary. A Journal of the History of Science Macrobius on the Dream of Scipio M. Sketch map macrobiuz the inhabited northern region separated from the antipodes by an imagined ocean at the equator. History of Western Philosophy. Rabel – – Ancient Philosophy 14 1: Find it on Scholar.

The Dream of Scipio. Retrieved from ” https: The seventh book consists largely of the discussion of various physiological questions. The Universe, the Earth in the centre, surrounded by the five planets, the sun and the moon, within the zodiacal signs.

Commentary on the dream of Scipio

Sign in to use this feature. Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. However other experts, beginning with Ludwig van Janpoint out that despite his familiarity with Greek literature Commentayr was far more familiar with Latin than Greek—as evidenced by his enthusiasm for Vergil and Cicero —and favor North Africa, which was part of the Latin-speaking portion dram the Roman Empire.


Text, Translation, and Commentary. The first book is devoted to an inquiry as to the origin of the Saturnalia and the festivals of Januswhich leads to a history and discussion of the Roman calendar, and to an attempt to derive all forms of worship from that of the Sun.

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Commentary on the dream of Scipio

Peden – – The Classical Review 52 Errington – – The Classical Review 21 Jason Jordan – – Intellectual History Review 28 4: This article has no associated abstract. Naked Wax and Commentarg Existence: William Harris Stahl, — Copenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, ms. Carneades Clitomachus Charmadas Philo of Larissa. De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream. Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Added to PP index Total downloads 4of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

Commentaru, Prudence and Moral Formation in the Laboratory. Macrobius craterMacrobius priestand Macrobius Cove. He is primarily known for his writings, which commentarj the widely copied and read Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis “Commentary on the Dream of Scipio”which was one of the most important sources for Platonism in the Latin West during the Middle Ages, the Saturnaliaa compendium of ancient Roman religious and antiquarian lore, and De differentiis et societatibus graeci latinique verbi “On the Differences and Similarities of the Greek and Latin Verb “which is now lost.

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Request removal from index. It contains a great variety of curious historical, mythological, critical, antiquarian and grammatical discussions. Macrobiusfully Macrobius Ambrosius Theodosiusalso known as Theodosiuswas a Roman provincial who lived during the early fifth century, at the transition of the Roman to the Byzantine Empire, and when Latin was as widespread as Greek among the elite.


Les belLes Lettres, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Harris – – Journal of Speculative Philosophy 15 1: Request removal from index. This article has no associated abstract.

He states at the beginning of his Saturnalia that he was “born under a foreign sky” sub alio ortos drfamand both of his major works are dedicated to his son, Eustachius.

The nature of ghe dream, in which the elder Scipio appears to his adopted grandson and describes the life of the good after death and the constitution of the universe from a Stoic and Neo-Platonic point of view, gave occasion for Macrobius to discourse upon the nature of the cosmostransmitting much classical philosophy to the later Middle Ages.

Marta Garcia Alonso – – Pensamiento 65 Frozen climes in yellow; Temperate climes in blue; Torrid clime in red. Macrobihs editions by Ghe von Jan —, with a bibliography of previous editions, and commentaryFranz EyssenhardtTeubner textJames Willisnew Teubnerand R. Les belLes Lettres, Commentary on the Dream of Scipio New York: Saturnaliorum Libri Septem”Seven Books of the Saturnalia ” consists of an account of the discussions held at the house of Vettius Agorius Praetextatus during the holiday of the Saturnalia.

The five climes of the Earth.