Aeneas Tacticus: Bibliography

Based on Année Philologique 1 (1924)-78 (2007), with some additions.

The most recent translation into English, which also contains a comprehensive introduction and a historical commentary is this:
Whitehead, D. (1990), Aineias the Tactician. How to Survive Under Siege, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Second Edition: 2002: London: Bristol Classical Press.

 

Editions, Translations and Commentaries

(in chronological order)

Casaubon, I. (1609),
Aeneae, vetustissimi Tactici, Commentarius de toleranda obsidione (appended to Casaubon’s edition of Polybius), Frankfurt.
Editio princeps; Greek text, Latin translation.
Orellius, J.C. (1818),
Aeneae Tactici Commentarius de toleranda Obsidione, Leipzig.
Greek text, Latin translation, notes.
Köchly, H, Rüstow, W. (1853),
Griechische Kriegsschriftsteller, Leipzig, vol. 1 1-183, vol. 2, 336-51.
Greek text, German translation, introduction, notes.
Hercher, R. (1870),
Aeneae Commentarius poliorceticus, Berlin (with a second, corrected edition, also Berlin 1870).
Greek text.
Hug, A. (1874),
Aeneae Commentarius poliorceticus, Leipzig.
Greek text and critical notes.
Schoene, R. (1911),
Aeneae Tactici de obsidione toleranda commentarius, Leipzig.
Greek text (completely new edition; basis for the Loeb edition).
Oldfather, W.A. (1923),
Aeneas Tacticus, Asclepiodotus, Onasander. With an English translation of the Illinois Classics Club, London: Heinemann.
Loeb Classical Library: Greek text, English translation, introduction.
Hunter, L.W., Handford, S.A. (1927),
Aineiou Poliorketika. Aeneas on Siegecraft, Oxford:Clarendon Press.
Greek text, English translation, introduction, commentary.
Belyaev, V.F. (1965),
‘Aeneas Tacticus: De obsidione toleranda’, Vestnik drevnej istorii 91, 239-268 and 92, 219-43.
Russian translation, introduction.
Dain, A., Bon, A.M (1967),
Énée le Tacticien. Poliorcétique
Budé edition; Greek text, French translation, introduction, commentary
Marek, P.V. (1977),
‘Aieneias Taktikos. O obrane mest’, in: P.M. Marek, J. Kalivoda (eds.), Antické válecné umení, Prague: Svoboda.
Czech translation, introduction, commentary.
Whitehead, D. (1990a),
Aineias the Tactician. How to Survive Under Siege, Oxford: Clarendon Press. Second Edition 2002: London: Bristol Classical Press.
English translation, introduction, historical commentary.
Bettalli, M. (1990),
Enea Tattico. La difesa di una città assediata (Poliorketika), Pisa: ETS
Greek Text, Italian translation, introduction, commentary.
Vela Tejada, J. (1991a),
Eneas el Ta´ctico. Poliorce´tica : la estrategia militar griega en el siglo IV a.C. Madrid: Ministerio de Defesa.
Spanish translation, introduction
Vela Tejada, J., Martín García, F. (1991),
Eneas el Táctico, Poliorcética. Polieno, Estratagemas, Madrid: Gredos.
Greek text, Spanish translation, introduction, commentary.
Battistini, O., et al. (1994),
La Guerre : trois tacticiens grecs : Énée, Asclépiodote, Onasandre, Paris: NiL Ed.
French translation, introduction, commentary.
Burliga, B. (2007),
Eneasz Taktyk. Obrona oblezonego miasta, Warsaw: Proszynski i S-ka.
Polish translation, introduction, notes.

 

Secondary Literature

Allen, T. W. (1936),
‘Adversaria’, RPh 10 202-7.
Allen, T. W. (1937),
‘Adversaria : IV : Aeneas Tacticus 22’, RPh 11, 282.
Allen, T. W. (1946),
‘Aeneas Tacticus’, RPh 20, 124-7.
Barends, D. (1955),
Lexico Aeneium. A lexicon and index to Aeneas Tacticus’ military manual, On the defence of fortified positions, Assen : van Gorcum.
Belyaev, V.F. (1966),
Aeneas Tacticus. His Place in Greek History and Literature and his Role in the Development of Greek Koiné (in Russian), Moscow.
Bengtson, H. (1962),
‘Die griechische Polis bei Aeneas Tacticus’, Historia 11, 458-468.
Bettalli, M. (1986),
‘Enea Tattico e l’insegnamento dell’arte militare’, AFLS 7, 73-89.
Boëldieu-Trevet, J., Mataranga, K. (2003),
‘Étrangers et citoyens : le maintien de l’ordre dans une cité assiégée selon Énée le Tacticien’, in: M. Molin (ed.), Les régulations sociales dans l’Antiquité : actes du colloque d’Angers, 23 et 24 mai 2003, Rennes : Pr. Universitaires de Rennes, 21-41.
Brown, T. S. (1981),
‘Aeneas Tacticus, Herodotus and the Ionian revolt’, Historia 30, 385-393.
Burliga, B. (2008),
‘Aeneas Tacticus between History and Sophistry: the Emergence of the Military Handbook’, in: J.Pigon (ed.), The Children of Herodotus. Greek and Roman Historiography and Related Genres, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 92-101.
Celato, S. (1967-8a),
‘Enea Tattico. Il problema dell’autore e il valore dell’opera dal punto di vista militare’, Mem. Accad. Patavina, Cl. di Sc. mor. Lett. e Arti 80, 53-67.
Celato, S. (1967-8b),
‘La Grecia del iv secolo a. C. nell’opera di Enea Tattico’, Mem. Accad. Patavina, Cl. di Sc. mor. Lett. e Arti 80, 215-244.
Charneux, P. (1983),
‘Sur quelques inscriptions d’Argos’, BCH 107, 251-267.
Dain, A. (1935),
‘Les manuscrits d’Énée le Tacticien’, REG 48, 1-32.
Dain, A. (1941),
‘Le Parisinus gr. 2522’, RPh 15, 21-28.
David, E.(1986a),
‘Aeneas Tacticus, 11.7-10 and the Argive revolution of 370 B.C.’, AJPh 107, 343-349.
David, E. (1986b),
‘The oligarchic revolution in Argos, 417 B.C.’, AC 55, 113-124.
Debidour, Michel (2005),
‘Le secret et les messages secrets dans la Poliorcétique d’Énée le Tacticien’, in: H. Olivier et al. (eds), Ruses, secrets et mensonges chez les historiens grecs et latins : actes du colloque tenu les 18-19 septembre 2003, Lyon : Centre d’études romaines et gallo-romaines, Université Jean-Moulin, Lyon III 213-245.
Engelmann, H. (1983),
‘Inschrift und Literatur’, ZPE 51, 123-130.
Foucault, J. de (1934),
‘La télégraphie aérienne dans l’antiquité’, Hum(RES) 16, 111-114.
Groningen, B. A., van (1938a),
‘Le vocabulaire d’Enée le Tacticien’, Mnemosyne 6, 329-334.
Groningen, B. A., van (1938b),
‘Aen. Tact. 10, 23’, Mnemosyne 6, 334.
Handford, S. A. (1926),
‘The evidence of Aeneas Tacticus on the Balanos and Balanagra’, JHS 46, 181-185.
Hudson Williams, T. (1904),
‘The Authorship of the Greek Military Manual attributed to Aeneas Tacticus’, AJPh 25, 390-405.
Hug, A. (1877),
Aeneas von Stymphalos, ein arkadischer Schriftsteler aus classischer Zeit, Zurich.
Hunter, L.W. (1913),
‘Aeneas Tacticus and Stichometry’, CQ 7, 256-64.
Korus, K. (1969),
‘De Aeneae Tactici Commentario poliorcetico’ Meander 24, 507-520.
Lammert, F. (1940),
‘Die älteste erhaltene Schrift über Seetaktik und ihre Beziehung zum Anonymus Byzantinus des 6. Jahrhunderts, zu Vegetius and zu Aineias’ Strategika’, Klio 15, 271-88.
Lehmann, G. A. (1980),
‘Krise und innere Bedrohung der hellenischen Polis bei Aeneas Tacticus’, in: W. Eck et al. (eds), Studien zur antiken Sozialgeschichte, Festschrift Friedrich Vittinghoff, Cologne: Böhlau, 71-86.
Lehmann, G.A. (1989),
‘Aeneas Tacticus und die politisch-soziale Krise der zeitgenössischen Polis-Welt : einige kritische Anmerkungen’, Index 17, 105-115.
Luraghi, N. (1988),
‘Polieno come fonte per la storia di Dionisio il Vecchio’, Prometheus 1988, 164-180.
Marinovic, L. P. (1962),
‘Greece in the fourth century BC. Social conflict and Mercenaries in Aeneas Tacticus’ (in Russian), Vestnik drevnej istorii 81, 49-77.
Mataranga, K. (1993),
‘Un étrange proxène chez Énée le Tacticien’, CCG 4, 223-227.
Mitsos, M.T. (1983),
‘Une inscription d’Argos’, BCH 107, 243-249.
Pattenden, P. (1987),
‘When did a guard duty end? The regulation of the night watch in ancient armies’, RhM 130, 164-174.
Pippidi, D. M. (1968),
‘Notes de lecture, XX : Pour un commentaire épigraphique des Poliorcétiques d’Énée le Tacticien’, StudClas 10, 240-243.
Pippidi, D. M. (1969),
‘Note de lectura’, StudClas 11, 233-249.
Richmond, J.A. (1998),
‘Spies in ancient Greece’, G&R 45, 1-18.
Schenk, G. (1994),
‘Stranieri in una città assediata : una ricerca sui Poliorketika di Enea Tattico’, AFLS 15, 1-13.
Schwartz, E. (1894),
‘Aineias (3)’, RE 1, 1019-21.
Tuplin, C. J. (1976),
‘Aeneas Tacticus. Poliorketika 18.8’, LCM 1, 127-131.
Urban, R. (1986),
‘Zur inneren und äusseren Gefährdung griechischer Städte bei Aeneas Tacticus’, in: H. Kalcyk et al. (eds), Studien zur alten Geschichte. Siegfried Lauffer zum 70. Geburtstag, Rome: Giorgio Bretschneider, 989-1002.
Vela Tejada, J. (1991b),
Estudio sobre la lengua de la Poliorcética de Eneas el Táctico, Zaragoza : Departament de Ciencias de la Antigüedad de la Universidad.
Vela Tejada, J. (1992),
‘Eneas el Táctico como testímonío histórico’, in: J. Zaragoza, A. González Senmartí (eds), Homenatge a Josep Alsina : actes del X simposi de la Seccio catalana de la SEEC, Tarragona, 28 a 30 de novembre de 1990, Tarragona : Diputació de Tarragona, 353-358.
Vela Tejada, José (1993),
‘Tradición y originalidad en la obra de Eneas el Táctico : la génesis de la historiografía militar’, Minerva 7, 79-92.
Vela Tejada, J. (1994),
‘La Poliorcética de Eneas el Táctico : nuevas aportaciones para el estudio de la koiné’, in: Actas del VIII congreso español de estudios clásicos : (Madrid, 23-28 de septiembre de 1991) , 323-330.
Vela Tejada, J. (2003),
Empeireía y socratismo en los opuscula de Jenofonte’, in: J.M. Nieto Ibáñez (ed.), Lógos hellenikós. Homenaje al profesor Gaspar Morocho Gayo, León: Universidad de León, 455-464.
Vela Tejada, J. (2004),
‘Warfare, history and literature in the Archaic and Classical periods : the development of Greek military treatises’, Historia 53, 129-146.
Vieillefond, J. R. (1932),
‘Adaptations et paraphrases du Commentaire d’Enée le Tacticien’, RPh 6, 24-36.
Whitehead, D. (1990b),
‘The Lakonian key’, CQ 1990, 40, 267-268.
Whitehead, D. (2008),
‘Fact and Fantasy in Greek Military Writers’, Acta Ant. Hung. 48, 139-55.
Winterling, A. (1991),
‘Polisbegriff und Stasistheorie des Aeneas Tacticus : zur Frage der Grenzen der griechischen Polisgesellschaften im 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr.’, Historia 40, 193-229.


 

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