Alexander Cunningham's Proposed Edition of the Digest: An Episode in the History of the Dutch Elegant School (Part II)

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Abstract

This explores the life and times of Alexander Cunningham (died 1730) assessing his significance as an editor of the texts of the Corpus Iuris Civilis, particularly of the Digest and as an editor of classical texts. It assesses his significance as a book collector and dealer and his importance in the intellectual life of Scotland and the Netherlands
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-360
Journal Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis
Volume69
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

Keywords

  • Alexander Cunnningham
  • Digest
  • Dutch Elegant School
  • Lord Milton
  • Duke of Argyll
  • Fletcher of Saltoun
  • Horace
  • Phaedurs
  • Virgil
  • Utrecht
  • Chess
  • The Hague
  • Latin

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