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Jodocus Badius AscensiusCommentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance$
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Paul White

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780197265543

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.001.0001

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Badius’s Commentary Editions: The Classical Poets

Badius’s Commentary Editions: The Classical Poets

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(p.207) Chapter 7 Badius’s Commentary Editions: The Classical Poets
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Jodocus Badius Ascensius
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Paul White

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0007

This chapter traces the evolution of Badius’s commentary practice by studying the grammatical commentaries he composed on the classical authors central to his pedagogical programme: Terence, Virgil, Horace, Persius and Juvenal. Placing these in the wider context of humanist education, the chapter considers aspects of presentation and mise-en-page, and analyses Badius’s changing commentary methods and the audiences for which he was writing. It pays particular attention to the methods used to orient and guide the reader through the text: introductory sections, rules, illustrations, etc.

Keywords:   Grammatical commentaries, Humanist education, Terence, Virgil, Horace, Persius, Juvenal

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