Late Latin writers and their Greek sources [by] Pierre Courcelle. Translated by Harry E. Wedeck.

Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1969.

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Standard Title Lettres grecques en Occident. English
Subjects Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism.
Christian literature, Early.
Greek literature, Hellenistic -- History and criticism.
Greek literature, Hellenistic.
Littérature chrétienne primitive -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature grecque hellénistique -- Histoire et critique.
Description x, 467 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Translation of Les lettres grecques en Occident, de Macrobe à Cassiodore.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-448).
Contents Part 1. The mainstream of Hellenism at the death of Theodosius -- 1. Pagan Hellenism: Macrobius -- 1. Macrobius and his friends -- 2. Macrobius' literary culture -- 3. Macrobius' religious philosophy -- 2. Christian Hellenism: St. Jerome -- 1. Jerome and the Greek language -- 2. Jerome and Greek Pagan culture -- 3. Jerome and Greek patristics -- Part 2. Attempts at confrontation and the decline of Hellenism in the fifth century -- 3. Greek studies in Italy -- 1. Milan and Christian neoplatonism -- 2. The decline -- 4. St. Augustine and Hellenism in Africa -- 1. Augustine and the Greek language -- 2. Augustine and Greek Pagan culture -- 3. Augustine and Greek patristics -- 4. Pagan Hellenism in Africa -- 5. Greek culture in Gaul -- 1. Hellenism at stake -- 2. The renaissance of 470 -- 3. The break -- Part 3. The renaissance of Hellenism under the Ostrogoths -- 6. The East to the rescue of Pagan culture: Boethius introduction -- 1. Boethius's scientific works -- 2. Boethius' works on logic -- 3. The neoplatonism of the 'De consolatione philosophiae' -- 4. Boethius' Christianity -- 5. Symmachus' course of studies and his failure -- 7. Hellenism in the service of monastic culture: Cassiodorus -- 1. The founding of Vivarium -- 2. Pagan Hellenism at Vivarium -- 3. Exegetical studies at Vivarium -- 8. The monks in the service of Hellenism: Vivarium and the Lateran -- 1. Method of research relating to the Vivarium Manuscripts -- 2. The Vivarium Manuscripts -- 3. The Lateran and the dispersal of Cassiodorian translations -- 4. Vivarium and Greek physicians -- Conclusion.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Europe
Africa, North
Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)11887
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Courcelle, Pierre Paul, 1912-
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