The New Cassiodorus

  title={The New Cassiodorus},
  author={Edward Kennard Rand},
  pages={433 - 447}
THE significance of Cassiodorus in the history of the transmission of Classical and patristic texts and thus in the history of mediaeval education has long been duly acclaimed. It is he who made sound learning and the copying of books a part of monastic discipline. It is he who saved the ancient Latin authors and the Fathers of the Church for the Middle Ages. He built, of course, on foundations that others had laid.' Without his aid, the Church might have somehow transmitted its two-fold… 
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The Educational Work of Cassiodorus, Christian Literary Humanist

Cassiodorus2, whose complete name was Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator (Senator is a real name, not a title), and whom Maisie Ward calls “one of the last great men of Romania” 3, was born


Abstract This note identifies the source of a brief quotation in Cassiodorus, Institutiones 1.28.3 as a passage of Lactantius, Diuinae Institutiones 3.28.22. It argues that Cassiodorus possibly

On the Development of the Notion of a Cardinal Number

We discuss the concept of a cardinal number and its history, focussing on Cantor's work and its reception. J'ay fait icy à peu pres comme Euclide, qui ne pouvant pas bien >faire< entendre absolument

General Section

  • Millett Henshaw
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
  • 1938



22) in Deuteronomio] incede uteronomio B S. Here, we infer, M is correct, and we might infer its independence were not the curious error corrected by B2, happy for once in his emendation

    Perhaps in the original the thumb was extended a bit. Cf. Horace, Carm., iv, 6, 35: Lesbium servate pedem meique / pollicis ictum

      Once more, a study of the ornamentation of all the manuscripts might well enable us to reconstruct many of the features of the codex archetypus of Cassiodorus's work

        The script is earlier than that of our book. It is called in the plate saec. viii/ix but in the description (p. xx) it is associated with the style that prevailed in North Italy 'ineunte saeculo ix

          For such cases, see id

            On fol. 78v a square of dots :: and a triangle : appear, but these, like the four dots in Plate B.2, are the adornments of an explicit and an incipit

              Two manuscripts, V and Q, corrected this mistake. The latter, Vat. Pal. lat. 274 saec. xi, emends with a high hand almost everything in sight

                See the list in Lowe

                  ): abdicativa (et particulari dedicativa)