Friday, July 17, 2020
The Authorship of the Germania
In Tacitus' historical books, and in the Germania, if its author is in truth Tacitus, there is a change of attitude due to the passage of time.Id., p. 42. n. 1:
If the authorship of the Germania is not to be doubted, the difference of emphasis is all the more remarkable.Sherwin-White (passim) refers to "the author of the Germania" or "the author." He gives no reason for his doubt and cites no other authorities. The only other scholar known to me who subscribes to this theory is Leo Wiener, Contributions Towards a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture, Vol. III: Tacitus' Germania & Other Forgeries (Philadelphia: Innes & Sons, 1920).
According to https://blogger.googleblog.com/2020/05/a-better-blogger-experience-on-web.html:
We'll be moving everyone to the new interface over the coming months. Starting in late June, many Blogger creators will see the new interface become their default, though they can revert to the old interface by clicking "Revert to legacy Blogger" in the left-hand navigation. By late July, creators will no longer be able to revert to the legacy Blogger interface.Because of this forced change, I am now having problems composing and publishing blog posts. If I can no longer use the legacy Blogger interface that I've been using since 2004, I may stop blogging altogether, or else move this blog to a different platform.