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Pseudo-Manetho, Apotelesmatica. Books two, three, and six / edited with introduction, translation, and commentary, J.L. Lightfoot.

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Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020.
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xxxv, 995 pages ; 24 cm
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First edition.
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Other Title:
Apotelesmatica
Subjects:
Astrology -- Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Astrology.
Pseudo-Manethonis Apotelesmatica.
Form/Genre:
Bilingual books.
Poetry.
Commentaries.
Commentaries.
Poetry.
Language:
Greek text with English translation; introduction and commentary in English.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE ASTROLOGY
1. Introduction: All the World's a Stage
2. Ars Divina
3. Human Science
4. The Manethoniana
5. Ps.-Manetho Books 2, 3, 6, and their Comparanda
The Comparanda
The Relationship between Ma and the Comparanda
The relationship between Ma and `Par. Anub.'
Remarks on Method
Streamlining
Treatment of detail
Condensation
Conclusions
pt. TWO POETICS
1. Orthographica, Phonologica, Morphologica
Orthographica
Accentuation
Articulation
Aspiration
Diphthongs
Remedies for lengthened short vowels in final syllables
Varia
Phonologica
α/η
ρρ/ρσ
ττ/σσ
Contraction
Vowel quantities
Morphologica
Stem
Ending
Conclusion
Word-Formation
2. Syntax
Particles
Definite Article
Pronouns
Adjectives
Prepositions
`Aπo'
`Eν'
Es (temporal)
Expressions for `with'
Nouns and pronouns placed before their governing preposition
Tmesis
Verbs
Conditional and temporal clauses
Indirect questions
Relative clauses
Final clauses
Causal clauses
`Before' and `until'
Summary
3. Poetic Diction
Early Greek Hexameter Poetry
Note on tragedy, lyric, and elegy
Hellenistic Poetry
4. Techniques of Adaptation
On Creating an Astrological Vocabulary ...
... And on Using It
5. Information
Structure and Segmentation
Connections
Word-Order
Book 2
Book 3
Book 6
In sum: information density
Narrator and Addressee
6. Style
Protasis and Apodosis
Filling the Line with Content
Particularisations
Miscellanea
7. Metre
Outer Metric
Schemes
Numbers
Inner Metric
Caesuras
Word-break and the second foot
Bulloch's Law
Hermann's Bridge
Tiedke's Law
Tetracola
Final monosyllables
Prosody
Muta cum liquida/Attic correption
Hiatus
Crasis and synizesis
Elision
Lengthening
Summary
pt. THREE THE WORLD OF ASTROLOGY
1. Introduction
2. The Self
3. Class and Status
4. Social Groups
5. The Family
6. Ethics
Virtue
Honour
Amiability
Other virtues
Vice
Conclusion
7. Money
8. Professions, Professionals
A. Letters
B. Technical Expertise
C. Money
D. Law
E. Religion
F. Crafts
G. Performing Arts
H. The Rest
9. The Body
The Person under Scrutiny
The Sick Body
The Sick Mind
10. Conclusions: The Stars and the Emotions
pt. FOUR TEXT
1. The Manuscript (Laur. Plut. 28.27)
The Collectio Philosophica
Palaeographical Description; Later Corrections
Organisation of the text
Scholia and glosses
Textual criticism
Marginal signs
Orthography
Humanist Copies
2. The Edition
Prosody
Dialect
Syntax
Apparatus
Note on the Translation
3. Sigla
4. Text and Translation
pt. FIVE COMMENTARY
Book Two
2.1
140. Circles
2.141
9. Transition
2.150
398. Toπικαι Διακρισεισ
2.399
438. Planets with the Sun
2.438
502. Synaphai and Aporrhoiai of the Moon
Book Three
3.1
7. Proem
3.8
131. Planets in the Kentra
3.132
226. Planets in Opposition across the Kentra
3.227
362. Aspects
3.363
98. Luminaries and Gender
3.399
428. On the Length of Life
Book Six
Sample Charts
Table of Correspondences
6.1
18. Introduction
6.19
112. Nurture
6.113
223. Marriage
6.224
306. Children
6.307
39. Siblings
6.339
543. Technai
6.544
631. Harms
6.632
84. Loss of Wealth
6.684
731. Birth of Slaves
6.732
7. Recusatio
6.738
50. Sphragis: Horoscope
APPENDICES
Appendix 1 Technical Vocabulary
Divisions of the heavens
Individual kentra
Behind and before
Aspect
Witness
Regard
Types of aspect
Planets
The Moon
Note on Motion
Appendix 2 Planetary Names and Epithets
Types of name
The use of epithets
The planets' epithets: semantic range and sources
Conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Lightfoot, J. L., editor, translator.
Contains:
Container of: Pseudo-Manethonis Apotelesmatica. Book 2-3. English (Lightfoot)
Container of: Pseudo-Manethonis Apotelesmatica. Book 2-3. Greek (Lightfoot)
Container of: Pseudo-Manethonis Apotelesmatica. Book 6. English (Lightfoot)
Container of: Pseudo-Manethonis Apotelesmatica. Book 6. Greek (Lightfoot)
ISBN:
9780198858782
0198858787
OCLC:
1225897622
Publisher Number:
99990323012