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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Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Which “foreign sky” Macrobius was born under has been the subject of much speculation. Oakley – – The Classical Review 42 History of Science in General Philosophy of Science. Peden – – The Classical Review 52 Copenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, ms.

Commentary on the dream of Scipio

Commentaire au Songe de Scipion. Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. This article has no associated abstract. Sign in Create an account. Jed Atkins – – Les Etudes Philosophiques 99 4: Rabel – – Ancient Philosophy 14 1: Macrobius’s most influential book—and one of the most widely cited books of the Middle Ages—was a commentary in two books on the Dream of Scipio narrated by Cicero at the end of his Republic.

Commentary on the Dream of Scipio

Sclpio Cameron notes that Cassiodorus and Boethius both refer to him as “Macrobius Theodosius”, while he was known during his lifetime as “Theodosius”: Errington – – The Classical Review 21 Marcus Tullius Cicero – Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Paul Scherz – – Journal of Moral Education 47 3: William Harris Stahl, — Harris – – Journal of Speculative Philosophy 15 1: Scipi belLes Lettres, Sign in Create an account. Marcus Tullius Cicero – History of Science in General Philosophy of Science categorize this paper.

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Macrobius Cove in Antarctica is named after Macrobius. Little is known for certain about Macrobius, but there are many theories and speculations about him. Further, Cameron points out that during his lifetime Macrobius was referred to as “Theodosius”, and looking for that name Cameron found a Theodosius who was praetorian prefect of Italy in No keywords macrobuis fix it.

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He is primarily known for his writings, which include the widely copied and read Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis “Commentary on the Dream of Scipio”which was one of the most important sources for Platonism in the Latin West during the Middle Ages, the Saturnaliaa compendium of ancient Roman religious and antiquarian lore, and De differentiis et societatibus graeci latinique verbi “On the Differences and Similarities of the Greek and Latin Verb “which is now lost.

No categories specified categorize this paper. Commentary on the Dream of Scipio New York: Macrobius on the Dream of Scipio M. Arcesilaus Lacydes Telecles Evander Hegesinus.

A prominent lunar crater is named after Macrobius. The first book is devoted to an inquiry as to the origin of the Saturnalia and the festivals of Januswhich leads to a history and discussion of the Roman calendar, and to an attempt to derive all forms of worship from that of sciio Sun.

Request removal from index. Cicero’s Dream of Scipio described the Earth as a globe of insignificant size in comparison to the remainder of the cosmos. The latter part of the third book is taken up with a dissertation upon luxury and the sumptuary laws intended to check it, which is probably a dislocated portion of the second book.


Views Read Edit View history. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 15 3: Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary. 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.

Retrieved from ” https: The Universe, the Earth in the centre, surrounded by the five planets, the sun and the moon, within the zodiacal signs.

Commentary on the dream of Scipio

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Adam Kirsch – – Arion 20 1: Added to PP index Total downloads 4of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 2of 2, How can I increase my downloads? De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream. Science Logic and Mathematics.

He states at the beginning of his Saturnalia that he was “born under a foreign sky” sub alio ortos caeloand both of his major works are dedicated to his son, Eustachius. Scholars have attempted to identify him with a Macrobius who is mentioned in the Codex Theodosianus as a praetorian prefect of Spain —and a proconsul of Africa Jason Jordan – – Intellectual History Review 28 4: Retrieved 3 October Columbia University,pp.

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