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Title Terence between late antiquity and the age of printing : illustration, commentary and performance / edited by Andrew J. Turner ; Giulia Torello-Hill
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 317 pages) : illustrations
Series Metaforms ; 4
Metaforms ; 4.
Contents Preface -- List of Abbreviations -- List of Contributors -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Part 1 Text and Images -- Chapter 2 Terence's Comedies: Development, Transmission and Transformation -- Chapter 3 Illustrating the Manuscripts of Terence -- Chapter 4 Thais Walks the German Streets: Text, Gloss, and Illustration in Neidhart's 1486 German Edition of Terence's Eunuchus -- Part 2 Scholarship -- Chapter 5 Terence Quotations in Latin Grammarians: Shared and Distinguishing Features -- Chapter 6 Problems with the Terence Commentary Traditions: The Oedipus Scholion in BnF, lat. 7899 -- Part 3 Text and Performance -- Chapter 7 Donatus' Commentary: The Reception of Terence's Performance -- Chapter 8 Ornatu prologi: Terence's Prologues on the Stage/on the Page -- Chapter 9 The Revival of Classical Roman Comedy in Renaissance Ferrara: From the Scriptoriumto the Stage -- Part 4 Readerships -- Chapter 10 Terence's Audience and Readership in the Ninth to Eleventh Centuries -- Bibliography -- Index of Papyri and Manuscripts -- Index of Ancient Sources -- Index of Names and Subjects -- Figures
Summary Terence between late Antiquity and the age of printing' investigates the Medieval and Early Renaissance reception of Terence in highly innovative ways, combining the diverse but interrelated strands of textual criticism, illustrative tradition, and performance. The plays of Terence seem to have remained unperformed until the Renaissance, but they were a central text for educators in Western Europe. Manuscripts of the plays contained scholarship and illustrations which were initially inspired by Late Antique models, and which were constantly transformed in response to contemporary thought. The contributions in this work deal with these topics, as well as the earliest printed editions of Terence, theatrical revivals in Northern Italy, and the readership of Terence throughout the Early Middle Ages
Notes "[The book] grew out of a core of papers first presented at the conference Text, Illustration, Revival: Ancient Drama from Late Antiquity to 1550, which the two editors organised at the University of Melbourne from 13 to 15 July, 2011"--Preface
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Terence -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses
DRAMA -- Ancient, Classical & Medieval.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Turner, Andrew J., editor.
Torello-Hill, Giulia, editor.
ISBN 9789004289499