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Kallimachos : the Alexandrian Library and the origins of bibliography

Kallimachos : the Alexandrian Library and the origins of bibliography

Author: Rudolf Blum
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1991.
Series: Wisconsin studies in classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

First English edition of this study of the Alexandrian Library, published in German in 1977. The author argues that Kallimachos of Kyrene, the second director of the library, was the inventor of two  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blum, Rudolf, 1909-
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1991
(DLC) 91028997
Named Person: Callimachus; Callimachus; Callimaque; Callimaque; Aristote; Callimaque.; Callimachus.; Callimaque
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolf Blum
ISBN: 9780299131739 0299131734 9780299131746 0299131742
OCLC Number: 706078541
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 282 pages)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction --
2. Forerunners: Aristotle, His Predecessors and Pupils --
2.1. Beginnings of Greek Philology and Literary History --
2.2. Works of Aristotle on Philology and Literary History --
2.3. Aristotle's List of Performances of Plays in Athens (Didaskaliai) --
2.4. Doxographic Works of Aristotle and His Pupils --
2.5. Works of the Peripatetics on Philology, Literary History and Biography Until the Middle of the Third Century B.C. --
2.6. Library of Aristotle --
3. Preconditions: The Museion and Its Library --
3.1. Museion at Alexandria --
3.2. Library of the Museion According to the Ancient Authors --
3.3. Library According to the Report of Ioannes Tzetzes --
4. Kallimachos and His Lists of Greek Authors and Their Works --
4.1. Life and Work of Kallimachos. His Work as a Librarian. His Scholarly Works (Except Lists of Authors) --
4.2. His List of Attic Playwrights --
4.3. His List of the Works of Demokritos --
4.4. His Lists of Greek Authors and Their Works --
5. Later Lists of Greek Writers and Their Works --
5.1. Pinakes of Kallimachos as Examples and Sources of Later Lists --
5.2. Inscription of a Library Catalog in Rhodos --
5.3. Biographies of Authors with Lists of Their Works --
5.4. List of Aristotle's Writings by Andronikos of Rhodos --
5.5. Treatise of Dionysios of Halikarnassos on the Orator Deinarchos --
5.6. Work of Diogenes Laertios on the Lives and Opinions of Famous Philosophers --
5.7. List of Those Renowned in Branches of Learning by Hesychios of Miletos --
6. Development and Character of Kallimachos's Lists of Greek Authors and Their Works --
7. Achievements of Kallimachos in the Field of Bibliography.
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in classics.
Other Titles: Kallimachos und die Literaturverzeichnung bei den Griechen.
Responsibility: Rudolf Blum ; translated from the German by Hans H. Wellisch.


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