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Godofredi Hermanni Opuscula

Godofredi Hermanni Opuscula

Volume 5


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Classics

  • Date Published: November 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108016971

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  • Gottfried Hermann's Opuscula (1827–1877) collects in eight volumes the shorter writings of this central figure of nineteenth-century classical philology. Best known for his work on Greek metrics and his editions of Aeschylus, Euripides and others, Hermann (1772–1848) drew on Kantian phenomenology as well as his own formidable understanding of ancient grammars to advance a compelling program of classical scholarship that took language itself as the primary witness to the distant past. Hermann's grammar-based scholarship drew criticism, but established him as foundational to modern philology. As Sihler wrote in 1933, 'He accepted nothing on mere authority, but investigated the causes and roots of every matter.' Volume 5 (1834) includes essays on Aeschylus' Lycurgus and Myrmidons, Saint Paul's Letter to the Galatians, Greek epigrams, a letter to Franz Spitzner, reviews, orations and occasional verse. This diverse collection provides fuller insight into the mind of this highly influential scholar.

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    • Date Published: November 2010
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108016971
    • length: 382 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 22 x 140 mm
    • weight: 0.49kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. De Aeschyli Lycurgia dissertatio
    2. Epistola ad Franciscum Spitznerum
    3. De interpolationibus Homeri dissertatio
    4. Scholae Theocriteae
    5. De Pauli epistolae ad Galatas tribus primis capitibus diss.
    6. De Aeschyli Myrmidonibus, Nereidibus, Phrygibus diss.
    7. De epigrammatis quibusdam Graecis dissertatio
    8. De fragmentis poetarum in scholiis Vaticanis ad Euripidis Troades et Rhesum dissertatio
    9. De veterum Graecorum pictura parietum coniecturae
    10. De Bachmanni editione Lycophronis
    11. Adnotationes ad Io. Henr. Neukirchii librum de fabula togata Romanorum
    12. Excerpta ex censura Henr. Raspii commentationis de Eupolidis Δήμοις et Πόλσιν
    13. Quid sit ύποβολγ et ίποβλήδην
    14. Oratio in creatione aa. ll. magistrorum et philosophiae doctorum a. MDCCCXXXIII post obitum Chr. Dan. Beckii
    15. Indicendis exsequiis Henrici Guilielmi Brandesii
    16. In nuptiis Friderici Augusti, ducis Saxoniae socii imperii, et Mariae Bavarae d. xxiv. April. a MDCCCXXXIII. Academia Lipsiensis
    17. Latinae interpretationis Aeschyli specimina
    18. Graece versa ex Schilleri Wallensteinio
    19. Carolo Godofredo Siebelis, rectori gymnasii Budissini, exactum quintum lustrum muneris scholastici celebranti
    20. Bohuslai Hassensteinii L.B. de Lobkowitz epigramma in thermas Caroli IV

  • Author

    Gottfried Hermann

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