Description. This illumination is from a 15th-century Italian manuscript of Macrobius’s commentary on Cicero’s Somnium Scipionis (Dream of Scipio). It shows the. Macrobii Ambrosii Aurelii Theodosii, Uiri Consularis, & Illustris, in Somnium Scipionis, Lib. Ii. Saturnaliorum, Lib. Vii. [REVIEW]Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius. Macrobius. Commentary on the Dream of Scipio by William Harris Stahl. [ REVIEW]George Sarton – – Isis: A Journal of the History of Science

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Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 15 3: Commentary on the Dream of Scipio New York: Text, Translation, and Commentary.

Commentary on the Dream of Scipio

See editions by Ludwig von Jan —, commentayr a bibliography of previous editions, and commentaryFranz EyssenhardtTeubner textJames Willisnew Teubnerand R.

History of Western Philosophy. The Dream of Scipio.

History of Science in General Philosophy of Science categorize this paper. Macrobius on the Dream of Scipio M. Terrot Macorbius considers Macrobius either an ethnic Greek, or born in one of the Greek-speaking parts of the Roman Empire, such as Egypt, due to his intimate knowledge of Greek literature.

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Commentary on the dream of Scipio

Arcesilaus Lacydes Telecles Evander Hegesinus. There are objections to either identification: Sign in to use this feature. Sanford – – Classical World: Sketch macrobisu showing the inhabited northern region separated from the antipodes by an imagined ocean at the equator.

Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough ccommentary points to plot this chart. Oakley – – The Classical Review 42 A Journal of the History of Science Errington – – The Classical Review 21 Cicero’s Dream of Scipio described the Earth as a globe of insignificant size in comparison to the remainder of the cosmos. Marta Garcia Alonso – – Pensamiento 65 Macrobius Cove in Antarctica is named after Macrobius.


Macrobiusfully Macrobius Ambrosius Theodosiusalso known as Theodosiuswas a Roman provincial who lived during the early fifth century, at the transition of the Roman to the Byzantine Empire, and when Latin was as widespread as Greek among the elite.

Request removal from index. However other experts, beginning with Ludwig van Janpoint out that despite his familiarity with Greek literature Macrobius was far more familiar with Latin than Greek—as evidenced by his enthusiasm for Vergil and Cicero —and favor North Africa, which was part of the Latin-speaking portion of the Roman Empire.

Find it on Scholar. Frozen climes in yellow; Temperate climes in blue; Torrid clime in red. Retrieved from ” https: Oakley – – The Classical Review 42 Which “foreign sky” Macrobius was born under has been the subject of much speculation.

De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream. Carl Boyer – – Isis: Adam Kirsch – – Arion 20 1: The correct order of his names is “Macrobius Ambrosius Theodosius”, which is how it appears in the earliest manuscripts of the Saturnaliaand how he is addressed in the excerpts from his lost De differentiis.

A prominent lunar crater is named after Macrobius. Paul Scherz – – Journal of Moral Education 47 3: It contains a great variety of curious historical, mythological, critical, antiquarian and grammatical discussions.


I, 8, 5 to have given his son. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Barker-Benfield – – The Classical Review 37 No categories specified categorize this paper. Carneades Clitomachus Charmadas Philo of Larissa.

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Saturnaliorum Libri Septem”Seven Books of the Saturnalia ” consists of an account of the discussions held at the house of Vettius Agorius Praetextatus during the holiday of the Saturnalia. No keywords specified fix it. The second book begins with a collection of bons motsto which all present make their contributions, many of them being ascribed to Cicero and Augustus ; a discussion of various pleasures, especially of the senses, then seems to have taken place, but almost the whole of this is lost.

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History of Science in General Philosophy of Science. De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream. The nature of the dream, in which the elder Scipio appears to his adopted grandson and describes the life of the good after death and the constitution of the universe from a Stoic and Neo-Platonic point of view, gave occasion for Macrobius to discourse upon the nature of the cosmostransmitting much classical philosophy to the later Middle Ages.

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