...This sculpted head of the giant Cyclops Polyphemus came from a larger sculptural group depicting a scene from The Odyssey. We cannot tell if it is a Greek or Roman work, since Roman artists often very closely copied Greek models...
...Imprint from colophon. Includes De disciplina scholarium edited by Conradus Poseiaen and commentary by Thomas Aquinas. Signatures: r⁴ A⁸ b-p⁶. Last leaf blank. Several errors in foliation. The "r" of the first quire is early letter form...
Barbara Reynolds is one of the world's best known Dante scholars. She completed the Penguin translation of Paradiso after the death of Dorothy L Sayers. She also translated Dante's early work La Vita Nuova and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso. In addition, she has written a biography of Dorothy L Sayers and edited The Cambridge Itallan Dictionary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...The pleasant converse (le dolci ragioni) of the two ancient poets (to which we are not admitted) is interrupted when they are obstructed by a tree bearing sweet-smelling fruit. Nearby, a clear stream flows from a high rock, watering...
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