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    Late Ciceronian Scholarship and Virgilian Exegesis: Servius and Ps.-Asconius.Giuseppe La Bua - 2018 - Classical Quarterly 68 (2):667-680.
    Late Antiquity witnessed intense scholarly activity on Virgil's poems. Aelius Donatus’ commentary, the twelve-bookInterpretationes Vergilianaecomposed by the fourth-century or fifth-century rhetorician Tiberius Claudius Donatus and other sets of scholia testify to the richness of late ‘Virgilian literature’. Servius’ full-scale commentary on Virgil's poetry marked a watershed in the history of the reception of Virgil and in Latin criticism in general. Primarily ‘the instrument of a teacher’, Servius’ commentary was intended to teach students and readers to read and write good Latin (...)
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    Quo Usque Tandem Cantherium Patiemur Istum? : Lucius, Catiline and the ‘Immorality’ of the Human Ass.Giuseppe La Bua - 2013 - Classical Quarterly 63 (2):854-859.
    Shortly after his accidental transformation into an ass, Lucius attempts to return to his human form by grabbing some roses decorating a statue of the patron goddess of the quadrupeds, Epona. But his servulus feels outraged at the sacrilegious act. Jumping to his feet in a temper and acting as a faithful defender of the sacred place, he addresses his former human owner as a new ‘Catiline’ : Quod me pessima scilicet sorte conantem servulus meus, cui semper equi cura mandata (...)
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    Mastering Oratory: The Mock-Trial in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses 3.3.1–7.1.Giuseppe La Bua - 2013 - American Journal of Philology 134 (4):675-701.
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