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Title: The prolegomena of La Cerda's commentary on Virgil : a commented edition from the Cologne 1642 imprint, with English translation and explanatory notes
Author: Roberts, John Lloyd
Awarding Body: University of Warwick
Current Institution: University of Warwick
Date of Award: 2013
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This thesis presents a new Latin text of the Prolegomena and accompanying prefatory material of the Cologne 1642 edition of the Virgil commentary by the Spanish Jesuit scholar Juan Luis De La Cerda. It provides an original English translation of this material along with explanatory notes which focus upon the social, educational, intellectual and political influences that informed La Cerda's work. The notes also take account of some of the rhetorical and stylistic aspects of La Cerda's work. An introduction situates the work in its cultural and intellectual context and provides a clear overview of the structure and composition of the Prolegomena.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: PA Classical philology