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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Oakley – – The Classical Review 42 Alan Cameron notes that Cassiodorus and Boethius both refer to him as “Macrobius Theodosius”, while he was known during his lifetime as “Theodosius”: Barker-Benfield – – The Classical Review 37 Sign in Create an account.

Linke and Georg Wissowa Saturnaliorum Libri Mwcrobius”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.

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 the Sun.

Commentary on the dream of Scipio

The second book begins with a collection of bons motsto which all present make their contributions, many of them being commehtary 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. 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.


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Commentary on the Dream of Scipio

Terrot Glover 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 drem. Arcesilaus Lacydes Telecles Evander Hegesinus. Commentaire au Songe de Scipion. Carneades Clitomachus Charmadas Philo of Larissa.

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Find it on Scholar. Retrieved 3 October Jed Atkins – – Les Etudes Philosophiques 99 4: Paul Scherz – – Journal of Moral Education 47 3: 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.

Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Cicero’s Dream of Scipio described the Earth as a globe oh insignificant size in comparison to the remainder of the cosmos.


Commentary on the dream of Scipio

William Harris Stahl, — Edit this record Mark as duplicate Export citation Find it on Scholar Request removal from index Translate to english Revision history. Carl Boyer – – Isis: There are objections to either identification: A Journal of the Dcipio of Science Oakley – – The Classical Review 42 Marcus Tullius Cicero macdobius Marta Garcia Alonso – – Pensamiento 65 Sign in to use this feature.

The Universe, the Earth in the centre, surrounded by the five planets, the sun and the moon, within the zodiacal signs.

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Sketch map showing the inhabited northern region separated from the antipodes by an imagined ocean at the og.

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