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B. Munk Olsen, L'étude des auteurs classiques latins aux XIe et XIIe siècles (1982-2009)

2. palaeography

The invention of the historical study of script belongs to the Maurist priest Jean Mabillon:

J. Mabillon, De re diplomatica Libri VI (1681)

It is a grand book, which includes not only the development of Latin scripts but diplomatics and the historical authentication of documents. The term ‘palaeography’ was invented a few years later by Mabillon’s friend and fellow Maurist Bernard de Montfaucon in his Palaeographia Graeca . Mabillon’s account of the history of scripts is no longer valid; Montfaucon’s book is still a good introduction to Greek palaeography.

a) textbooks and studies of scripts

G. Battelli, Lezioni di paleografia (1949)

B. Bischoff, Latin palaeography : antiquity and the Middle Ages , transl. Dáibhí ó Cróinin and David Ganz (1990). There is a more recent edition in German.

J. Kirchner, Scriptura Latina libraria, a saeculo primo usque ad finem medii aevi, LXXVII imaginibus illustrata (ed. 2, 1970)

E. A. Lowe, The Beneventan Script (ed. 2, 1980)

J. Mallon, Paléographie romaine (1952). Mallon is concerned only with early Roman writing, not the full history of Latin hands.

E. M. Thompson, An introduction to Greek and Latin palaeography (1912)

B. L. Ullman, The origin and development of humanistic script (1960)

b) Illustrations of manuscripts of Latin literature. There are many facsimiles of individual important manuscripts. These are collections that allow you to see multiple manuscripts of the same texts.

E. Chatelain, Paléographie des classiques latins (1884-1900)

R. Merkelbach and H. van Thiel, Lateinisches Leseheft : zur Einführung in Paläographie und Textkritik (1969)

c) Abbreviations.

A. Cappelli, Lexicon abbreviaturarum : dizionario di abbreviature latine ed italiane usate nelle carte e codici specialmente del Medio-Evo, riprodotte con oltre 14000 segni incisi, con l'aggiunta di uno studio sulla brachigrafia medioevale, un prontuario di sigle epigrafiche, l'antica numerazione romana ed arabica ed i segni indicanti monete, pesi, misure, etc. (ed. 6, 1990; many editions with various titles in several languages)

W. M. Lindsay, Notae latinae : an account of abbreviation in Latin Mss. of the early minuscule period (c. 700-850) (1915)

L. Traube, Nomina sacra, versuch einer geschichte der christlichen kürzung (1907)

3. history of palaeography

L. Traube, “Geschichte der Palaeographie” in Vorlesungen und Abhandlungen , vol. 1 (1909)

T. J. Brown, “Latin Palaeography since Traube” in A Palaeographer’s View (1993)

Iii. i have found a reference to an editor or modern scholar, and need to learn more about him/her.

1. biographical dictionaries of classicists.

These are of very variable value. For early scholars, start with the very brief but invaluable Pökel. National biographical dictionaries, where available, are generally more informed about intellectual background and context than biographical dictionaries of classicists alone.

W. Briggs, ed., Biographical Dictionary of North American Classicists (1994)

W. Briggs and W. Calder, eds., Classical Scholarship: A Biographical Encyclopedia (1990)

W. Calder and D. J. Kramer, An Introductory Bibliography to the History of Classical Scholarship Chiefly in the XIXth and XXth Centuries (1992)

--- , A Supplementary Bibliography to the History of Classical Scholarship Chiefly in the XIXth and XXth Centuries (2000)

A. Eckstein, Nomenclator Philologorum (1871)

J.-F. Maillard, J. Kecskeméti et M. Portalier, eds., L’Europe des humanistes (XIVe-XVIIe siècles) (1995)

C. Nativel, ed., Centuriæ latinæ : cent une figures humanistes de la Renaissance aux Lumières offertes à Jacques Chomarat (1997)

W. Pökel, Philologische Schriftstellerlexikon (1882)

R. B. Todd (ed.), The Dictionary of British Classicists (2005)

W. Unte, Heroen und Epigonen : Gelehrtenbiographien der klassischen Altertumswissenschaft im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (2003)

2. histories of classical scholarship

This is a small and idiosyncratic list of works I find useful.

a) General

A. Gudeman, Grundriss der Geschichte der klassischen Philologie (ed. 2, 1909)

J. Sandys, History of Classical Scholarship (3 vols.. 1903-1908)

U. von Wilamowitz-Moellendorf, History of Classical Scholarship , transl. A. Harris (1982)

b) By period (a few works relevant to the transmission and editing of Latin texts):

i. Ancient and Medieval

R. Kaster, Guardians of Language: The Grammarian and Society in Late Antiquity (1988)

E. Lesne, Histoire de la propriété ecclésiastique en France , vol. 4: Les livres des églises et des monastères; "scriptoria" et bibliothèques du VIIe siècle à la fin du XIe (1910-)

H. I. Marrou, Patristique et humanisme (1976)

P. Riché, Education and Culture in the Barbarian West (1976)

W. Wattenbach, Das Schriftwesen im mittelalter (ed. 3, 1897)

J. Zetzel, Latin Textual Criticism in Antiquity (1981)

---, Marginal Scholarship and Textual Deviance (1995)

ii. Early Modern

A. Grafton, Forgers and Critics (1990)

---, Defenders of the Text (1991) [and other books and articles by the same author]

R. Pfeiffer, History of Classical Scholarship from 1300 to 1850 (1976)

S. Rizzo, Il lessico filologico degli umanisti (1973). Organized as a dictionary, but absolutely invaluable for understanding what humanist critics did.

R. Sabbadini, Le scoperte dei codici latini e greci ne’secoli XIV e XV (1914; ed. 2 with additions by E. Garin, 1967)

iii. Regional/Modern

C. Brink, English classical scholarship : historical reflections on Bentley, Porson and Housman (1985)

C. Bursian, Geschichte der classischen Philologie in Deutschland (1883)

L. Mueller, Geschichte der klassischen Philologie in den Niederlanden (1869)

M. Platnauer, ed., Fifty Years (and Twelve) of Classical Scholarship (1968)

C. Stray, Classics transformed : schools, universities, and society in England, 1830-1960 (1998) [and other books and articles by the same author]

S. Timpanaro, La Filologia di Giacomo Leopardi (ed. 3, 1997)

P. Treves, Lo Studio dell’antichità classica nell’Ottocento (1962)

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