By Henry Putnam University Professor of History Anthony Grafton, Urs Leu
The humanists of the 15th and 16th centuries took a passionate curiosity in Livy's History of Rome. nobody studied the textual content extra intensively than the Swiss student Henricus Glareanus, who not just held lectures on assorted Roman historians on the collage of Freiburg im Breisgau, but in addition drew up chronological tables for old heritage, which have been published numerous occasions in Basle, occasionally including Livy's History. Glareanus annotated his own reproduction of the chronological tables and invited his scholars to repeat his marginal notes into their very own copies of the booklet. 3 of those copies survived, and provides new perception into Glareanus's practices as a student and instructor. The notes they contain--and the best way Glareanus used them as a teacher--are distinct, and neither has had a lot awareness some time past from historians of examining. This quantity provides facsimile reproductions of the tables from one of many surviving copies, now saved in Princeton collage Library. The top quality reproductions comprise transcriptions of the handwritten notes, unlocking Glareanus's teachings for a brand new new release of scholars and researchers.
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