By Giulia Sarullo

The fragmentary is still of the Carmen Saliare have been the thing of scholarly discussions for hundreds of years, yet no exhaustive assortment has been released after 1894. This paintings intends to fill this hole by way of accumulating the entire stories in this historic hymn. This new statement takes into consideration the entire numerous matters posed by means of the textual content. to start with, it undertakes a philological reassessment of an important manuscripts within which the fragments are preserved (Varro’s De Lingua Latina, T. Scaurus’ De Orthographia and Festus’ De Verborum Significatione). The readings hence confirmed are the foundation for the consequent linguistic research carried out at the fragments, within which new feedback are proposed. within the hypothetical recovery of the textual content, a scheme of antiphonic recitation is reconstructed within which assorted ‘voices’ are pointed out. The evaluation of the stories as an entire - including a complete choice of the classical assets at the Salian culture - offers an image of the linguistic and cultural body within which the hymn was once composed. through combining linguistic, philological and cultural information, this paintings bargains an intensive survey of the Carmen Saliare to students drawn to the main old part of previous Latin.

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