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Ten most important publications

 

Anna SOMFAI

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Ten most important publications

‘The Brussels gloss: a tenth-century reading of the geometrical and arithmetical passages of Calcidius’s Commentary (ca. 400 AD) to Plato’s Timaeus’ in Scientia in margine. Études sur les marginalia dans les manuscrits scientifiques du moyen âge à la renaissance, ed. D. Jacquart, Ch. Burnett, Paris 2005, pp. 139-169

‘Calcidius’s Commentary to Plato’s Timaeus and its place in the commentary tradition: the concept of analogia in text and diagrams’ in Philosophy, Science and Exegesis in Greek, Arabic and Latin Commentaries, ed. P. Adamson, H. Baltussen, M. W. F. Stone, in 2 vols, (Supplement to the Bulletin of the Institute Of Classical Studies 83), 1-2, London 2004, vol. 1, pp. 203-220

‘The nature of daemons: a theological application of the concept of geometrical proportion in Calcidius’ Commentary to Plato’s Timaeus (40d-41a)’ in Ancient approaches to the ‘Timaeus’ (Supplement to the Bulletin of the Institute Of Classical Studies 78), ed. R. Sharples, A. Sheppard, London 2003, pp. 129-142

‘The Eleventh-Century Shift in the Reception of Plato’s Timaeus and Calcidius’s Commentary’ in the Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 65 (2002), pp. 1-21

‘Hildegard of Bingen: the vision of power and the power of vision’ in Issues in Medieval Philosophy: essays in honor of Richard C. Dales, ed. N. van Deusen, Ottawa 2001, pp. 97-120

John of Salisbury, Policraticus. Az udvaroncok hiábavalóságairól és a filozófusok nyomdokairól, Hungarian transl. (of a 250-page selection of John of Salisbury’s Policraticus) with introd. and notes, Budapest 1999

‘Hildegard von Bingen: a vízió hatalma és a hatalom víziója’ in A középkor szeretete, ed. G. Klaniczay, B. Nagy, Budapest 1999, pp. 93-103

‘A szervanalógia a középkori nyugat-európai gondolkodásban’ (‘The Organic Analogy in the Medieval Western-European Thought’) in ‘Jelbeszéd az életünk’, ed. Á. Kapitány, G. Kapitány, Budapest 1995, pp. 372-383.

‘A 12. századi reneszánsz’ (‘The Twelfth-Century Renaissance’) in Rubicon, 1993/3, pp. 27-29.

‘“Az epikureista”. John of Salisbury Policraticusának etikai interpretációja’ (‘“The Epicurean”: An Ethical Interpretation of John of Salisbury’s Policraticus’) in Mediaevalia, Budapest 1992, pp. 32-52.


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