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New PDF release: Ancient Greek Scholarship: A Guide to Finding, Reading, and

By Eleanor Dickey

ISBN-10: 0195312929

ISBN-13: 9780195312928

ISBN-10: 0195312937

ISBN-13: 9780195312935

ISBN-10: 1435600983

ISBN-13: 9781435600980

Historical greek sholarship constitutes a priceless source for classicists, yet person who is underutilized simply because graduate scholars or even mature students lack familiarity with its conventions. The peculiarities of scholarly Greek and the inability of translations or scholarly aids usually discourages readers from exploiting the massive physique of commentaries, scholia, lexica, and grammatical treatises which were preserved on papyrus and through the manuscript culture. Now, for the 1st time, there's an creation to such scholarship that would allow scholars and students unusual with this fabric to exploit it of their paintings. Ancient Greek Scholarship contains certain dialogue of the person old authors on whose works scholia, commentaries, or single-author lexica exist, including factors of the possible resources of that scholarship and the methods it really is now used, in addition to descriptions of extant grammatical works and normal lexica. those discussions, and the annotated bibliography of greater than 1200 works, additionally contain reviews of different texts of every paintings and of quite a few digital resources.

This ebook not just introduces readers to historical scholarship, but in addition teaches them the best way to learn it. the following readers will discover a specific, step by step creation to the language, a thesaurus of over 1500 grammatical phrases, and a collection of greater than 2 hundred passages for translation, every one observed by way of statement. The commentaries provide adequate aid to permit undergraduates with as low as years of Greek to translate so much passages with self belief; additionally, readers are given aids to dealing with the traditional numerical structures, realizing the references present in works of old scholarship, and utilizing an gear criticus (including an intensive key to the abbreviations utilized in an apparatus). part the passages are followed through a key, in order that the publication is both compatible for these learning on their lonesome and for periods with graded homework.

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The standard text of the preserved first book is that of Sodano (1970 =TLG), where the self-standing and scholia versions of Porphyry’s words are given in parallel columns. For the rest of the work one must rely on Schrader (1880–2 =TLG, 1890 =TLG), who used inferior manuscripts, made poor editorial judgements, and arranged the material in the order in which it appears in the scholia, rather than in Porphyry’s order. ) Schlunk (1993) provides an English translation of Sodano’s text, and there are good discussions in Sodano’s introduction and in Erbse (1960: 17–77).

There is also an unpublished dissertation with a re-edition of letters a–d of the epitome (Steinicke 1957). 11. This Apion is the same as the one against whom Josephus’ Contra Apionem is directed, and produced other works in addition to the lexicon; fragments of these works can be found in Jacoby (1958: 122–44). See Dillery (2003). 26 SCHOLIA, COMMENTARIES, AND LEXICA ON SPECIFIC LITERARY WORKS other than Apollonius) have been collected and discussed by Neitzel (1977 =TLG), with an addendum by Theodoridis (1989); the other lexicon has been published and discussed by Ludwich (1917–18 =TLG).

294–302), and Bossi (1998); see F. Montanari (1996a) for further bibliography. The Mythographus Homericus is a somewhat amorphous entity. This term is used to refer to the author of a lost work, probably composed in the first century ad, that related the full versions of myths alluded to in the Homeric poems. The work could be called a mythological commentary, for it was arranged in the order in which the allusions occurred in the poems. It tended to give only one particular version of each myth, attributed to a specific source; a number of the attributions can be shown to be genuine, and it seems that the compiler was using important and now lost scholarly commentaries, probably Alexandrian.

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