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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Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary. Commentaire au Songe de Scipion.

Commentary on the Dream of Scipio

Macrobius on the Dream of Scipio M. Sandys went further and argued that Macrobius was born in one of the Greek provinces. Alan Cameron notes that Cassiodorus and Boethius both refer to him as “Macrobius Theodosius”, while he was known during his lifetime as “Theodosius”: 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 The form of the Saturnalia is copied from Plato ‘s Symposium and Gellius ‘s Noctes atticae ; the chief authorities whose names, however, are not quoted are Gellius, Seneca the philosopher, Plutarch Quaestiones convivialesAthenaeus and the commentaries of Servius and others on Virgil.

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Edited with an Introduction, Translation and Commentary. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The primary value of the work macrobiuss in the facts and opinions quoted from earlier writers.

Request removal from index. Peden – – The Classical Review 52 De Amicitia, Scipio’s Dream. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 15 3: Peden – – The Classical Review 52 Macrobius on the Dream of Scipio M.

Commentary on the Dream of Scipio New York: The Universe, the Earth in the centre, surrounded by the five planets, the sun and the moon, within the zodiacal signs. Commentaire au Songe de Scipion.

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.

Only in later manuscripts were his names reversed as “Ambrosius Theodosius Macrobius”, which James Willis then adopted for his edition of the Commentary.

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.


Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Find it on Scholar. However, since Macrobius is frequently referred to as vir clarissimus et inlustrisa title which was achieved by holding public office, we can reasonably expect his name to appear in the Codex Theodosianus.

Commentary on the dream of Scipio

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A Quarterly Journal on Antiquity Sign in Create an account. Carl Boyer – – Isis: Paul Scherz – – Journal of Moral Education 47 3: Science Logic and Mathematics. Rabel – – Ancient Philosophy 14 1: Macrobius Cove in Antarctica is named after Macrobius.

Which “foreign sky” Macrobius was born under has been the subject of much speculation. Frozen climes in yellow; Temperate teh in blue; Torrid clime in red. Carneades Clitomachus Charmadas Drezm of Larissa. A prominent lunar crater is named after Macrobius.