De novis libris iudicia / J. den Boeft / Mnemosyne 61 (2008) 329-331 329 Hutchinson, G. 2006. Propertius, Elegies book IV (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. xii, 258 p. Pr. £18.99 (pb) / £50.00 (hb). Th ese are prosperous times for Propertian studies. Paolo Fedeli’s long-awaited huge commentary on book 2 was published in 2005 (see my review in Mnemo- syne 60 (2007), 317-20). Gregory Hutchinson now adds a detailed commentary on book 4. Scholars engaged in the study of Propertius or, for that matter, of Roman poetry in general are now able to consult full-scale and high-class notes on all the poems of the ‘Umbrian Callimachus’ (4.1.64): Fedeli’s commentaries on books 1 and 3 had appeared in 1980 and 1985 respectively. Serious work on Propertius is impossible without these tools. To begin with, textual problems abound. When comparing Hutchinson’s text of book 4 with Fedeli’s Teubneriana of 1984, I counted more than 180 verses in which various diﬀerences can be witnessed, an average of one every ﬁve verses. On merely leaﬁng through the pages, one diﬀerence immediately catches the eye: whereas Fedeli prints cruces in ﬁve verses, Hutchinson does so in more than
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