MANY people helped with this edition. In the matter of printed texts and manuscripts, I wish to thank William McPheron and Michael Ryan of Stanford University Library and James Tyler of Cornell University Library. Again at Stanford, I am grateful, for advice and support, to Albert and Barbara Gelpi, Albert and Maclin Guerard, Meg Minto, and Ruth and Ian Watt. I am also indebted, for useful information, to Maryann De Julio, C. Ruth Sabol, Todd Bender, and Joseph Wiesenfarth.
Special thanks are due to the following: George Brown, for his invaluable help with Latin passages; Mia Manzulli, for her voluntary and arduous work on collating texts and doing the initial research for the Notes; Judith Luna, of the Oxford University Press, for her wise and precise counsel on the whole project. My greatest debt is to my wife, Joyce Penn Moser, who not only did much of the final annotation but was also deeply involved in every aspect of this edition.