Res gestae divi Augusti

Res gestae divi Augusti 504 De novis libris iudicia / J.W. Rich / Mnemosyne 64 (2011) 504-510 Cooley, A.E. 2009. Res gestae divi Augusti , text, translation and commentary by A.E.C. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. xviii, 317 pp. Pr. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521601283. Scheid, J. 2007. Res gestae divi Augusti / Hauts faits du divin Auguste (Budé). Paris, Les Belles Lettres. ccxxxiv, 126 pp. (dont 4-25 doubles). Pr. €49.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251014463. An adequate edition of the Res Gestae Divi Augusti has long been an urgent require- ment. The last full edition, by J. Gagé, was first published in 1935 and only lightly revised in later printings, while the edition most widely used in English-speaking countries, by P.A. Brunt and J.M. Moore (1967), is of only modest scope (though Brunt’s magisterial notes have lasting value). Now, within two years, the need has been doubly met, by two editions of outstanding quality. Both these works are characterized by first-rate scholarship, a deep knowledge of the vast bibliography, and acute and sensitive understanding of both the RGDA itself and its wider his- torical and cultural context. Each volume will meet admirably the requirements of students in its own linguistic community, and both will be http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Mnemosyne Brill

Res gestae divi Augusti

Mnemosyne, Volume 64 (3): 504 – Jan 1, 2011

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504 De novis libris iudicia / J.W. Rich / Mnemosyne 64 (2011) 504-510 Cooley, A.E. 2009. Res gestae divi Augusti , text, translation and commentary by A.E.C. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. xviii, 317 pp. Pr. £16.99 (pb). ISBN 9780521601283. Scheid, J. 2007. Res gestae divi Augusti / Hauts faits du divin Auguste (Budé). Paris, Les Belles Lettres. ccxxxiv, 126 pp. (dont 4-25 doubles). Pr. €49.00 (pb). ISBN 9782251014463. An adequate edition of the Res Gestae Divi Augusti has long been an urgent require- ment. The last full edition, by J. Gagé, was first published in 1935 and only lightly revised in later printings, while the edition most widely used in English-speaking countries, by P.A. Brunt and J.M. Moore (1967), is of only modest scope (though Brunt’s magisterial notes have lasting value). Now, within two years, the need has been doubly met, by two editions of outstanding quality. Both these works are characterized by first-rate scholarship, a deep knowledge of the vast bibliography, and acute and sensitive understanding of both the RGDA itself and its wider his- torical and cultural context. Each volume will meet admirably the requirements of students in its own linguistic community, and both will be

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