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  1. D. R. Shanzer (2001). Avitus A. Arweiler: Die Imitation antiker und spätantiker Literatur in der Dichtung 'De spiritalis historiae gestis' des Alcimus Avitus. Mit einem Kommentar zu Avit. carm. 4,429–540 und 5,526–703 . Pp. xi + 384. Berlin and New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1999. Cased, DM 248. ISBN: 3-11-016248-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 51 (02):264-.
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  2. D. R. Shanzer (2001). Review: Die Imitation antiker und spatantiker Literatur in der Dichtung'De spiritalis historiae gestis' des Alcimus Avitus. Mit einem Kommentar zu Avit. carm. 4, 429-540 und 5, 526-703. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 51 (2):264-265.
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  3. D. R. Shanzer (1999). Avitus. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 49 (2):404-406.
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  4. D. R. Shanzer (1983). 'Me Quoquo Excellentior': Boethius, De Consolatione 4. 6. 38. Classical Quarterly 33 (01):277-.
    In the best Menippean tradition the De Consolatione Philosophiae of Boethius is peppered with quotations from different authors, most notably from the works of Homer. The quotations are generally spoken by Philosophy, and are used to articulate the narrative, e.g. at 1. 4 we find a line from Iliad 1. 363 whose application to the f present situation is immediately comprehensible, and would have been appreciated by the average reader. Another similar quotation is that of Iliad 12. 176: ργαλoν δ (...)
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