Brill’s New Jacoby (BNJ), a thoroughly revised English edition of Felix Jacoby’s Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker: Parts I-III (nearly. While produced two centuries ago and superseded by the monumental edition of Felix Jacoby (Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker), Müller’s FHG is still a. Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker is available in print, and now also online as part of the online reference work Jacoby Online. Please click here for.

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Aegypten – Geten [Nr. Go to Online Edition. At the same time, and more significantly, this same testimonium contains both “a” and “c” in the margins. The marginalia, alas, are not interactive, and the addenda and corrigenda sections must be manually searched.

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It seems as if historikeer ought to be possible to make the links more precise. These two things aside, the page appears pretty much as it does in the books, and four cursors appear at the top of each page so that the reader can move forward or backward in each case by either 1 or 5 pages at a time.

It includes five bundled products: Now it takes a bit of fumbling about in the print version to discover all this, but in fact it is even more difficult to do this with the electronic version for the simple reason that in order to find these addenda and corrigenda you need to know what volume of the printed edition you are in yriechischen as to go to the correct volume.


More Options Prices excl. Click on the fragment or ajcoby number, and you are taken to Jacoby’s commentary on that specific piece. This page was last edited on 23 Marchat Indexes of Ancient Authors”.

Every fragment is translated or summarized into Latin. First, the price for this product is astounding, even by Brill standards. Imperial and undated authors.

History books about ancient Greece 20th-century books Historiography of Greece. The search function is wonderfully swift, and most searches take no more than a few seconds. You can scroll through the hits by using the buttons at the bottom of the page, which makes searching very grieechischen. This project is expected to be completed in and will consist of the fragments and testimonia of 96 Greek historians.

The only glitch I noted was that symbols for the higher numbers in Greek always printed at the same size, whether the text was set on small, medium or large. Biography and Antiquarian Literature General Editor: Fragmejte I-III nearly complete, estimated date of completion: That would be a truly “electronic Jacoby,” and such a version would then be far and away the edition of choice, even for us book-bound reviewers.

I found cutting and pasting to be relatively easy matters. Jacoby, Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker.

Hermippos of Smyrna, ed. I must also mention that my inquiry to the electronic support services at Brill received a historiekr, accurate, and courteous reply. When Jacoby published the first volume inhe could not yet know what number, much less what testimonium or fragment number, he would assign to authors who appeared later in the collection.

The reader, therefore, has to check two different places to see what is to be added and what corrected.

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It is possible to open these links in new windows and so be able jaciby have both Greek text and Jacoby’s commentary on your screen simultaneously. Books Available for Review. The search functions in the left frame are clearly set out. Overall, the people at Brill are to be commended for producing an excellent CD-Rom.

Digital Fragmenta Historicorum Graecorum (DFHG)

The practical advantages are clear. Yet the sheer bulk of the material and the lack of transparency of the plan make the Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker difficult to use and it is often avoided by students.

It would be most beneficial if the publishers could find some way to bring the price more within the range of libraries, if not also of individuals. Before Greek biography emerged as a literary genre of its own at the beginning of the Hellenistic Those interested in the history of classical scholarship can also exploit this tool, as a glance at the results from “Wilamowitz” hits, though of course many are simply references to his works will reveal.

About Downloads Review Quotes ” Jacoby Online is an incredible resource, invaluable not only for ancient historians, but also for researchers working in all areas of antiquity.

This fascicle, presenting fragmentary biographical texts of the fifth and fourth centuries B.