The subjects Wolf addressed have dominated Homeric scholarship for almost two centuries. Especially important were his analyses of the history of writing and of the nature of Alexandrian scholarship and his consideration of the composition of the Homeric poems--which set the terms for the analyst/unitarian controversy. His exploration of the history of the transmission of the text in antiquity opened a new field of research and transformed conceptions of the relations of ancient and modern culture.
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Anthony Grafton teaches European history at Princeton University. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the history of classical scholarship, the history of science and the history of learning, from late antiquity to the twentieth century.Language Notes:
Text: English, Latin (translation)
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Descrizione libro Princeton Univ Pr, 1989. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0691102473
Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1989. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110691102473