Symphosius the Aenigmata: An Introduction, Text and Commentary

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The post-classical compilation known to modern scholarship as the Latin Anthology contains a collection of a hundred riddles, each consisting of three hexameters and preceded by a lemma. It would seem from the preface to this collection that they were composed extempore at a dinner to celebrate the Roman Saturnalia. The work was to have a defining influence on later collections of riddles; yet its title (probably the Aenigmata) has been debated, and almost nothing is known about its author: questions have even been asked ...

Symphosius the Aenigmata: An Introduction, Text and Commentary 2015, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474257640

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Symphosius the Aenigmata: An Introduction, Text and Commentary 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472511027

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