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 While produced two centuries ago and superseded by the monumental edition of Felix Jacoby (Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker), Müller’s FHG is still a. Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker is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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The historiier functions in the left frame are clearly set out. Alphabetical list of fragmentary historians with alphabetical list of source-authors for each. In each case “All” is the default. Aegypten – Geten [Nr. Click on the fragment or testimonium number, and you are taken to Jacoby’s commentary on that specific piece.
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Indexes of ancient authors 1. 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.
I had no success, however, in trying to cut and paste from pages with columns; in these cases, one cannot avoid copying the whole line across, whether it be two or three columns, and the result is a hodgepodge of text. Combining philological work and scripts, an SQL database has been created for delivering web services and tools.
In these cases, you need to enter simply the 28, and then scroll through until you get to 28b.
Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker. Theys ; Fascicle 3: This referred the reader to Addenda and Corrigenda sections at the end of the volume, where, after some searching, he or she learned that the appropriate reference was to T 2.
For example, F1 of Ctesias F 1 goes on for 28 pages in Jacoby’s text. Click on the number next to the author and you are taken to the beginning of Jacoby’s commentary on that author.
There are two word-search features.
Autoren ueber einzelne Staedte Laender [Nr. This project is expected to be completed in and will consist of the fragments and testimonia of 96 Greek historians. 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.
Every fragment is translated or summarized into Latin. Die Geographen offers work that was left uncompleted jaccoby Jacoby and contains completely new material giving the original Greek texts with translations and commentaries. You can scroll through the hits by using the buttons at the bottom of the page, which makes searching very convenient.
Brill’s New Jacoby: Die Fragmente der griechischen Historiker
Overall, xie people at Brill are to be commended for producing an excellent CD-Rom. His recent publications include “Le sacrifice humaine en Grece ancienne,” “Athens-Liege,” No doubt in choosing the “page-based” format they were locked into doing this. In all of these indices the links quickly take you to the relevant section, testimonium, or fragment.
Had a way been found to incorporate all of these, we would have FGrHist as Jacoby really wished to make it. Illyrien – Thrakien [Nr. The reader, therefore, has to check two different places to see what is to be added and what corrected. It will allow easy searching throughout the texts and commentaries of FGrHistand there is an obvious convenience in being able to use a single CD instead of 18 massive volumes.
Indexes of Ancient Authors”. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Notes, Addenda, Corrigenda, Index. Yet the sheer bulk of the material and the lack of transparency of the plan make the Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker cragmente to use and it is often avoided by students Die Geographen General Editors: It is possible to open these links in new windows and so be able to have both Greek text and Jacoby’s commentary on your screen simultaneously.
Terms and Conditions Privacy Statement. I mentioned above that the publishers have treated the addenda, corrigenda, and references in the same way that they appear in the printed version of FGrHist.
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No change is really needed, however, since the Greek font used by Brill for the program is perfectly adequate, and in fact much more attractive than many Greek fonts now in use. Books Available for Review. There griecbischen a “Quick Search” function that allows immediate navigation to a particular testimonium or fragment, if one has a standard reference to FGrHist.
Nonetheless, I fear that the price will keep this fine tool out of the hands not only of most individuals but also of many smaller libraries who would be hard pressed to use so much of their funds on a single product or who might be reluctant to buy this if they already own the print version.
I mentioned above the failure to incorporate the histkriker to Dionysius of Miletus at 1 T 1, and noted there that the reader needed to do quite some work to find it.
Especially important is that for the first time ever commentaries are provided on the final authors in FGrHist I-III, which Jacoby was unable to prepare before his death. Die Fragmente der griechischen Historikercommonly abbreviated FGrHist or FGrH Fragments of the Greek Historiansis a collection by Felix Jacoby of the works of those ancient Greek historians whose works have been lost, but of which we have citations, extracts or summaries.
Volume index [ edit ] Felix Jacoby: Second, and more importantly, I can’t help but think that an important opportunity has been missed by producing the “electronic Jacoby” in the way that Brill has. In Most, Historikre W.