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The big yet underrated corpus of Greek scholia, the marginal and interlinear notes present in manuscripts, is a crucial resource for historical literary feedback. The proof of the scholia considerably provides to and complements the image that may be won from learning the suitable treatises (such as Aristotle's Poetics): scholia additionally include recommendations that aren't present in the treatises, and they're indicative of ways the techniques are literally positioned to exploit within the revolutionary interpretation of texts. This booklet additionally demonstrates that it is necessary to check either old terminology and the circumstances the place a selected phenomenon is just paraphrased. Nineteen thematic chapters supply a repertoire of many of the phrases and ideas of historic literary feedback. The proper witnesses are generally quoted in Greek and English translation. A word list of Greek phrases (with translation) and several other indices permit the ebook additionally for use for reference.

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