AUC Philologica (Acta Universitatis Carolinae Philologica) is an academic journal published by Charles University. It publishes scholarly articles in a large number of disciplines (English, German, Greek and Latin, Oriental, Romance and Slavonic studies, as well as in phonetics and translation studies), both on linguistic and on literary and cultural topics. Apart from articles it publishes reviews of new academic books or special issues of academic journals.

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AUC PHILOLOGICA, Vol 2015 No 2 (2015), 21–27

Notes on Velleius Book I (2, 1; 6, 1–2; 12, 7; 14, 2; 16, 5; 17, 2)

Pavel Nývlt

published online: 22. 07. 2015


Notes on Velleius Book I (2, 1; 6, 1–2; 12, 7; 14, 2; 16, 5; 17, 2) The article deals with six passages in the first book of Velleius Paterculus. In I, 2, 1, Scaliger’s emendation of atavus to abavus is defended; in I, 6, 1–2, it is suggested to read omnino DXX instead of the received †ooLXX†; in I, 12, 7, a conjecture neque ‹quicquam› is suggested; precision of some Velleius’ statements in I, 14, 2 is defended; a new interpretation of the mention of Isocrates in I, 16, 5 is offered; and a correction historicos {et} in I, 17, 2 is suggested. Poznámky k první knize Velleia Patercula Článek se věnuje šesti místům první knihy díla Velleia Patercula. V I, 2, 1 obhajuje Scaligerovu emendaci atavus na abavus, v I, 6, 1–2 doporučuje číst dochované †ooLXX† jako omnino DXX, v I, 12, 7 navrhuje konjekturu neque ‹quicquam›, dále obhajuje přesnost některých Velleiových údajů v I, 14, 2, přináší novou interpretaci zmínky o Ísokratovi v I, 16, 5 a konečně navrhuje opravu historicos {et} v I, 17, 2.

keywords: Velleius Paterculus; textual criticism; Latin; Roman historiography; Greek history and the Romans; Middle East history and the Romans

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