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This assortment explores the problems raised by means of the writing and analyzing of commentaries on classical Greek and Latin texts. Written basically via training commentators, the papers study: philosophical, narratological and historiographical commentaries; historical, Byzantine and Renaissance observation perform and idea, with targeted emphasis on Galen, Tzetzes and l. a. Cerda; the connection among the writer of the first textual content, the remark author and the reader; specified difficulties posed by way of fragmentary and spurious texts; the function and scope of quotation, selectivity, lemmatization and revision; the sensible way forward for commentary-writing and e-book; and how pcs are altering the form of classical observation. With a genesis in dialogue panels fastened within the united kingdom in 1996 and the us in 1997, this quantity maintains foreign discussion at the style and way forward for commentaries.

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26); and Roberts (1995) 290. 23 See Boyarin (1999) with Grafton (1997) 27 on how "scribes and authors alike worked veins of commentary directly into the text of the Hebrew Bible"; this 'collaborative' kind of reading/writing is a standard type of interpolation in classical texts (Tarrant [1987] 290~7). 28 These can be arranged in a sort of scholarly hierarchy, from the large or indeed multi-volume (sometimes multi-authored) commentary on a grand scale29 to the middle-level commentary aimed explicitly at students but productively used also by scholars (the Cambridge 'green and yellow' series and Oxford 'reds' have a nearly proprietary niche here),30 to the school commentary proper.

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