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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
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.
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