The Classical Commentary: Histories, Practices, Theory

The Classical Commentary: Histories, Practices, Theory

by Gibson
     
 

This volume explores the theory, historical practice, and future of the traditional commentary on classical texts. Special topics include the relationship between texts, commentators and readers; citation, selectivity, lemmatization, and revision; and the impact of the Internet.See more details below

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This volume explores the theory, historical practice, and future of the traditional commentary on classical texts. Special topics include the relationship between texts, commentators and readers; citation, selectivity, lemmatization, and revision; and the impact of the Internet.

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'This splendid book offers a varied and thoughtful meditation on the role of the commentary in contemporary classical scholarship.'
B.J. Gibson, BCMR, 2005.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004121539
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
Mnemosyne, Supplements Series, #232
Pages:
432

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