Law, Vivien






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Law, Vivien, Wisdom, authority and grammar in the seventh century: decoding Virgilius Maro Grammaticus, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

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Wisdom, authority and grammar in the seventh century: decoding Virgilius Maro Grammaticus
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Cambridge
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Cambridge University Press
Year
1995
Number of pages
170
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Contents: Introduction; 1. The outer layers: parody and word-play; 2. The wisdom tradition; 3. Avarice and the four keys to wisdom; 4. The multifarious nature of wisdom; 5. Heretical knowledge? The constitution of man; 6. The Epistolae: Virgilius' Retractatio?; 7. Concealment of mysteries: the techniques of secrecy; 8. Virgilius and the seventh century; 9. Conclusion; Appendices; Notes; Works cited; Index.

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Virgilius Maro GrammaticusVirgilius Maro Grammaticus (fl. c. 7th century) – Scholar and author of two Latin grammatical treatises; often identified as an Irishman
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