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Junius’ Two Editions Of Martial’s Epigrammata

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The Dutch philologist and physician Hadrianus Junius (1511-1575) published two editions of the Epigrammata of the Latin poet Marcus Valerius Martialis. These editions are considered to be an important step forwards in the textual criticism of Martial's Epigrammata. Junius' confidence in Fruterius' influence on Perna may have been based on his appreciation of the young scholar's philological skills, since he had received from him more than once, iam semel atque iterum, textual corrections in Martial's Epigrams. The explicative marginal notes in the edition of 1559 are not very numerous. A rather simple category of notes explains the quantity of words indicating ancient measures. Junius' main contribution to the philological rconstruction of Martial's poetry was his systematical collation of the English manuscript, now lost, with the traditional text as found in the editions of his age.

Keywords: Dutch philologist; Hadrianus Junius; Marcus Valerius Martialis; Martial's Epigrammata; Martial's Epigrams; Martial's poetry; Perna

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