Enciclopedia virgiliana: A-Da. Front Cover. Istituto della enciclopedia italiana, Fondata da Giovanni Treccani, – Italian literature. Enciclopedia Virgiliana. 2. DE – IN. Front Cover Enciclopedia Virgiliana, Volume 5, Issue 2. Snippet view – Enciclopedia virgiliana: De-In Snippet view -. Title, Enciclopedia Virgiliana. Contributors, Francesco Della Corte, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana Roma. Publisher, Ist. della enciclopedia italiana,

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Where EV dedicated twenty-four of its generous columns to aqua”water” gets barely three much smaller ones in VE. A serious effort has also been made to explain mysteries of scholarly form, e. The representation of scholarship is erratic and inconsistent. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer. A activation email has been sent to you. That is an unanswerable argument. What, we may then ask, is not of importance?

Indeed, the editors themselves invite them: These are, I hasten to add, very good and useful entries, but the compressed attention to linguistic form and structure is again indicative of a shift away from the tools of close reading and the basic philological information that modern readers increasingly require to read Virgil in Latin with a depth of understanding that the editors may too readily be taking for granted in their audience.

English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. With some notable exceptions e. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Many entries do this quite well, either by focusing a potentially enormous field on the specifically Virgilian context e. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie.

I share their dedication to vetting and editing. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Entries carry the story of reception up to the present in all but the last category, which for understandable reasons restricts itself to scholars ensconced on the far side of Styx.


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Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. Email address subscribed successfully. The kind of trivia that is always so useful in the Latin classroom is well represented in entries like “dollar bill”, “American” and “mottoes and seals of American states”, which turn viggiliana to be replete with Virgilian echoes, while “schools and schooling” takes readers from the lectures of Caecilius Epirota to the American Advanced Placement Program.

Yet the editors invoke what is, or ought to be, a false dichotomy: Write a customer review. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Stylistic features receiving significant attention in EV e.

Third, this essay was written in western Oregon, where the nearest public copy of the Enciclopedia Virgiliana sits three hundred miles up the freeway. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots. Reviewed by Sander M.

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The VE is not interested in lexical nuance: If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

The new emphasis on which they settled is obvious in the treatment of such distinctly Anglophone preoccupations as “Optimism and Pessimism” virgjliana “Winners and Losers”. Other technical matters are not so fully ignored, but can be significantly compressed: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Read comments on this review or add a comment on the BMCR blog. Those anxious to distinguish among acer, acerbus, and acidus or aer, aetherand aethra must either identify the required dictionaries and online resources for themselves or find a copy of the EVwhere the former set merits five columns and the latter six.

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In the end, the University of Arizona library kindly loaned me volume one, which has made possible the comparisons to come between that work hereafter EV and this one hereafter VE but limited them to entries falling between Abante and Dauno.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Their own dedication to the field, so richly displayed in these volumes, deserves nothing less. Virgil may have had to search for pearls in a dung-heap, but his modern readers should certainly be neciclopedia that experience.

The present work, surely destined for many more shelves than the EVoffers much to like and to admire. The problem is not with the editors encicclopedia must work within those restrictions, but with a publisher that insists on serving the needs of twenty-first century readers with eighteenth-century technology. An encyclopedia, or at least a print encyclopedia, must of course draw the line between inclusion and exclusion somewhere, but was this one drawn in just the right place?

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For example, at loot. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed enciclopedix this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. Though a contemporary encyclopedia aimed at the Anglophone world will necessarily differ significantly from its Italian predecessor, comparisons are inevitable and even useful.