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corrupt passages as 51. 4 and 71. 2, and the much-discussed clause ludos in 
circo in 8. 3, which is so evidently an erroneous gloss on the preceding ferias 
Latinos, as is shown by the senseless reading of C, Latinis in circo. 

The text of the Epitome is based on the two Codices Gudiani (A), and in 
so far corresponds with previous editions. Dr. Pichlmayr, however, has 
added to these MSS the readings of the Codex Mediceus 66, 39 which he has 
himself collated, and he has established its superiority, as well as that of the 
closely related Codex Bemensis 104 (group B) over the MSS used as second- 
ary sources by earlier editors. In a few cases the reading of B has even been 
given the preference, as patratis in 10. 1 and Leptim in 20. 8, and especially 
to fill the lacuna in 34. 1. Also the combined readings of B and C have 
occasionally been preferred to A, but in the main A has been followed with 
consistency. 

In general, Dr. Pichhnayr's recension is characterized by wisdom and 

sanity, rather than by any brilliant originality. His object has been, not to 

utilize an opportunity of displaying his ingenuity, but to present an accurate 

and usable text, and fulfilling, as it does, such a purpose, this edition deserves 

a hearty welcome. 

David Magie, Jr. 
Pbinceton Univkbsitt 



Lexicon Plautinum, Conscripsit Gonzalez Lodge. Leipzig: Teub- 
ner, Vol. I, fasc. 6 (Ego-Fabula), 1911. Pp. 481-576. Each 
fasc, M. 7.20. 

With this number the sixth of the sixteen fascicles which this lexicon is 
to comprise makes its appearance. In a review of the first five fascicles for 
Vol. IV of this journal (pp. 91-93) a statement of the plan of the work and a 
discussion of its characteristic features were given. In that notice attention 
was called to the generosity which the editor had shown in publishing all the 
material which might be helpful in a study of Plautine word-order, forms, 
and meanings, and further proof of this purpose is furnished in this part 
of the lexicon, as may be seen by glancing at the heading "forma" under 
em and eo, or at the articles on eo, et, and ex, which run respectively to 16, 
40, and 14 columns. Articles of special interest to the student of Plautus 
are those on ehem, eheu, em, enim, and equidem, and particularly the treat- 
ment of enim whose Plautine meaning and position in a sentence seem 
to have been fixed once for all. The difficulty involved in tracing a con- 
nection between the different meanings of etiam, of expedio, and of certain 
other words will also arouse his attention. The articles on et and etiam 
are contributed by Professor Knapp, that on ex by Professor Waters. 

Frank Frost Abbott 
Princeton University