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Leo's Kleine Schriften - Leo Friedrich: Ausgewählte Kleine Schriften. Herausgegeben und eingeleitet von Eduard Fraenkel. i: Zur römischen Literatur des Zeitalters der Republik. Pp. lvii+325. ii: Zur römischen Literatur der Kaiserzeit; Zur griechischen Literatur; Rede zur Säcularfeier Karl Lachmanns. Pp. 445. Rome: Edizioni di storia e letteratura (Oxford: Parker and Son), 1960. Paper, L. 9,000 (£6).

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page 240 note 1 It is worth comparing the review of the same book by Pantin W. E. P., C.R. xxix (1915), 119121; could the contrast between professional and amateur be clearer?

page 240 note 2 That the lessons taught by Leo need constant reiteration is shown by such works as Schmidt's Culex (cf. C.R., N.s. xi [1961], 86) or Mras C., ‘De Culicis auctore’, Studi in onore di L. Castiglioni, ii. 621 ff. (and cf. now Duckworth , T.A.P.A. [1960], 219).

page 241 note 1 Lachmann among others, of course (cf. Jebb R. C., Bentley [1902], pp. 219 ff.), but pre-eminently Lachmann. Even Wolf, it will be remembered, could not swallow the digamma.

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