Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre by Christina S. Kraus,Christopher Stray

By Christina S. Kraus,Christopher Stray

This wealthy selection of essays through a global crew of students explores commentaries in lots of assorted languages on historical Latin and Greek texts. The commentaries mentioned variety from the traditional global to the 20 th century. jointly, the chapters give a contribution to the discussion among shiny and constructing fields of analysis: the heritage of scholarship and the historical past of the e-book. the quantity can pay specific consciousness to person commentaries, national
traditions of observation, the half performed through commentaries within the reception of classical texts, and the function of printing and publishing. the cloth type of commentaries is additionally considered-including how they're marketed and their accompanying illustrations-as good as their function in schooling. Both
academic texts and books written for colleges are surveyed.

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