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Bibliography by Subject
Outline

Generalities, Texts, and Studies
Works Attributed to Statius
Manuscript Studies
Aspects of Statius' Language
Structure
Characters
Other Authors
    Predecessors and Sources
    Contemporary Authors
    Literary Successors and Reception
        Individual Authors
Realia
Prosopography
Religion, Cults, Magic and Fate

Generalities 

General Studies
Biography
Chronology of Statius' Literary Output
The Achilleid: General Discussions
The Silvae: General Discussions
The Thebaid, General Discussions
The De bello germanico
Themes
Bibliographical Studies


Works Attributed to Statius

Panegyricus ad Calpurnium Pisonem
Panegyricus Messalae
Pervigilium Veneris
Works of Virgil and Columella

Studies of Manuscripts and Printed Editions

Achilleid
Silvae
Thebaid
Reports/Descriptions of Individual Mss.
Incunabula and Printed Editions
Uncataloged Emendations and Textual Studies


Aspects of Statius' Poetry and Language

Genre and Topoi
Art: Style, Composition and Aspects of his Artistic Tastes
Description and Ecphrasis
Aspects of Statius' Latin (Grammar, Vocabulary and Resources)
Verse and Meter
Treatment/Use of Myth
Philosophy (including ancient philosophical schools)
Politics
Psychology
Similes and Metaphores
Speeches

Structure

The Silvae
The Thebaid

Characters and Characterizations in Statius' Poems
(For characters that appear in only one passage or one of the Silvae, see the citation index)

General
General: Heroes and Heroism
General: Gender and Treatment of the Sexes
Family, Familial Relations, and Children
Slaves
Achilles
Admetus
Adrastus
Amphiaraus
Apollo
Argia
Atalanta
Antigone
Athamas
Atys
Cadmus
Capaneus
Chiron
Clio
Creon
Deidamia
Diana
Dymas

Erinyes
Etheocles and Polynices
Hippolyta
Hypsipyle
Jocasta

Jupiter

Licurgus
Lycomedes
Menoeceus
Oedipus
Orpheus
Paris
Parthenopaeus
The Parthian King of Thebaid 8.286-93 
Polyxo
Teiresias
Theseus
Thetis
Tisiphone
Tydeus
Ulysses
Venus


Other Authors (Sources, Contemporaries, and Nachleben)

 
Predecessors and Sources

 
General Studies
Aeschylus
Antimachus
Antiochus
Apollonius Rhodius
Callimachus
Catullus
Corippus
Euripides
Homer and the Homeric Hymns
Horace

Livy

Lucan
Lucretius

Lycophron
Menander
Nicander
Ovid
Pindar
Plato
Propertius
The Romance of Ninus and Semiramis
Seneca
Sophocles
Stesichorus
Virgil
(cf. too The Culex)


Contemporary Authors

Calpurnius Siculus
Frontinus
Juvenal
Martial
Petronius
Pliny the Younger
Silius Italicus
Valerius Flaccus

Literary Successors (Reception, Nachleben and Commentators)

General (and Late Latin) 
The Achilleid
The Silvae
The Thebaid

Lactantius Placidus
Arguments, Summaries, and Periochae
Medieval Commentaries
Ps.-Fulgentius
Statius' Christianity in Dante

Post-medieval and Modern Reception


Individuals

Alan of Lille
Alexander Neckam
Ausonius
Caspar von Barth
Gottfried Benn
Richard Bentley
Benvenuto da Imola
Benzo d'Alessandria
Beowulf
Beroaldus
Boccaccio
Calderinus
Chaucer
Claudian
Claudius Gothicus
Claudius Marius Victorius
Dante
Dracontius
Dryden
Ennodius
Franciscus Patricius
Geoffrey of Vinsauf
Giovanni Colonna

Giovanni del Virgilio
Goethe
Ildericus

Jacob van Marelant


John's Apocalypse
Juan de Arjona
Laurent de Premierfait
Gotthold Lessing
C.S. Lewis
Ligurinus
Luxorius
Gregorio Morillo
Jacques d'Orville
Parrasius
Paulinus of Nola
Perotti
Petrarch
Poggio Bracchiolini
Politian
Alexander Pope
Prudentius
Nicolas Poussin
Quevedo
Roman de Thèbes
Servius
Sidonius Apollinaris

Tacitus
Venantius Fortunatus
Waltharius
Christa Wolf

Realia

Uses of Statiusí Works to Reconstruct/Interpret Realia

Prosopography

General
Atedius Melior
Claudius Etruscus
Dacians
Diva Domitilla
Domitian
Earinus
L. Iunius Gallio Annaeanus
Nero
Philetas
Plotius Grypus
Pollius

C. Rutilius Gallicus
Septimius Severus
Statius the Father
L. Arruntius Stella
Vespasian
Vettius Crispinus
Vibius Maximus
M. Vitorius Marcellus

Religion, Cults, Magic and Fate

General
Aphrodite
Cybele
Diana
Egyptian Divinities
Etrusca disciplina
Fate
Funereal Customs
Furies
Imperial Cult
Janus
Jupiter
Magic
Necromancy
Ornithomancy
Muses
Piety
Prayer and Forms of Prayer
Priesthood
Sacrifice
Superstition and teh Supernatural
Tellus