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The book indices in the manuscripts of Cassius Dio

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At some point before the late fifth century a.d. an unidentified writer compiled and affixed to each book of Dio's Roman History an index, most notably comprising a table of contents and an excerpt of the consular fasti. Of dubious provenance these paratexts have played a peripheral role in the editorial history of the work. Bekker and Dindorf, with somewhat puritanical zeal, removed them from the main text of their editions of the Roman History in the belief that the...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1017/S0009838816000793

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College; St Benet's Hall
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Classics Faculty
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press (CUP) Publisher's website
Journal:
Classical Quarterly Journal website
Volume:
66
Issue:
2
Pages:
705-723
Publication date:
2017-01-30
Acceptance date:
2015-06-02
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EISSN:
1471-6844
ISSN:
0009-8388
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pubs:702064
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uri:f5962b74-814b-4ff0-b80d-2503ce332067
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uuid:f5962b74-814b-4ff0-b80d-2503ce332067
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