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Vinchesi, Tradizione letteraria 201; Moreschini Introduzione 22 mit Anm. 64; außerhalb der Coripp-Forschung S. Döpp, Zeitgeschichte in Dichtungen Claudians, Wiesbaden 1980 (Hermes Einzelschriften Heft 43), 14 Anm. 6. In der Verbindung einer mehrere Bücher umfassenden epischen Großdichtung mit einer dem ersten Buch vorangestellten distichischen Praefatio ist dem Coripp Sedulius mit seinem ‚Carmen paschaleǥ vorangegangen, dessen Praefatio jedoch keinen Hinweis auf eine Rezitation enthält, sondern fast ausschließlich der Bescheidenheitstopik gewidmet ist.

Felgentreu (zitiert in Anm. 29) 212, der auf die Brief-Praefationes des Ausonius und die Praefationes zu Claud. rapt. Pros. verweist. Ein anderes Beispiel wäre die Praefatio zu Sedul. carm. pasch. (vgl. Anm. 29). Felgentreu (zitiert in Anm. 29) 204 betont, über Gnilka (ebenfalls zitiert in Anm. 29) hinausgehend, daß die primäre Zweckbestimmung vieler claudianischer Dichtungen gerade in der Rezitation bei einem bestimmten Anlaß liegt. Dies gilt für Claudian ohne Zweifel; auf die Johannis Coripps läßt es sich, wie oben gezeigt, schwerlich übertragen.

Stud. 35, 1973, 119–123; L. Krestan in RAC III 428; Maria A. ; systematische Zusammenstellung und Analyse des Materials jetzt bei Andres Diss. 142–175. Christlich geprägte Partien in Coripps späterem Werk ‚In laud. ǥ werden gesammelt in der „Introduction“ zu Averil Camerons Ausgabe, S. 8 f. Zur Stellung Coripps innerhalb der christlichen Epik vgl. jetzt auch Zarini, Rhétorique 122 ff. Zu textkritisch verwertbaren Vetus-Latina-Reminiszenzen vgl. zu Ioh. IV 288–291 und Ioh. VIII 65–67. 44 1. Einleitung ren erhärten, deren Benutzung Amann Progr.

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