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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 out to be replete with Virgilian echoes, while “schools and schooling” takes readers from the lectures of Caecilius Epirota to the American Advanced Placement Program.

Though a contemporary encyclopedia aimed at the Anglophone world will necessarily differ significantly from its Italian predecessor, comparisons are inevitable and even useful. Bryn Mawr Classical Review In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on!

In addition, the project has been well conceived and well edited for ease of reference: Bibliography is another matter often kept in the background.


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Many entries do this quite well, either by focusing a potentially enormous field on the specifically Virgilian context e. They will be well rewarded for that effort, but the number of readers able and willing to do so is not growing. The problem is not with the editors who must work within those restrictions, but with a publisher that insists on serving the needs of twenty-first century readers with eighteenth-century technology.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? By casting so deliberately wide a net, the VE makes a significant statement not only about the Virgilian corpus and its history of interpretation, but perhaps less intentionally about the state of Virgilian studies in the early twenty- first century.


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Thus the broad and rich field of reception is explored not only through entries on writers both obvious e.

Virgil may have had to search for pearls in a dung-heap, but his modern readers should certainly be spared that experience.