Attic Nights, Volume II: Books 6-13

Aulus Gellius ca 123 170 CE is known almost wholly from his Noctes Atticae, Attic Nights , so called because it was begun during the nights of an Attic winter The work collects in twenty books of Book VIII only the index is extant interesting notes covering philosophy, history, biography, all sorts of antiquities, points of law, literary criticism, and lexicograpAulus Gellius ca 123 170 CE is known almost wholly from his Noctes Atticae, Attic Nights , so called because it was begun during the nights of an Attic winter The work collects in twenty books of Book VIII only the index is extant interesting notes covering philosophy, history, biography, all sorts of antiquities, points of law, literary criticism, and lexicographic matters, explanations of old words and questions of grammar The work is valuable because of its many excerpts from other authors whose works are lost and because of its evidence for people s manners and occupations Some at least of the dramatic settings may be genuine occasions.The Loeb Classical Library edition of Attic Nights is in three volumes.
Attic Nights Volume II Books Aulus Gellius ca CE is known almost wholly from his Noctes Atticae Attic Nights so called because it was begun during the nights of an Attic winter The work collects in twenty books of Book

  • Title: Attic Nights, Volume II: Books 6-13
  • Author: Aulus Gellius John C. Rolfe
  • ISBN: 9780674992207
  • Page: 255
  • Format: Hardcover
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