The Classical Quarterly (New Series)

Research Article

The Medieval Tradition of Seneca's Dialogues1

L. D. Reynoldsa1

a1 Brasenose College, Oxford

The manuscript tradition of Seneca's Dialogues consists of one eleventhcentury manuscript, Ambrosianus C 90 inf. (= A), which is the main source for the text, and a ruck of later manuscripts of lesser and disputed worth. There are over a hundred of these, far more than has been supposed.


1 I am indebted to Dr. R. W. Hunt for valuable assistance in the preparation of this article, to Professor R. G. Austin and Professor Sir Roger Mynors for helpful criticism and comment.