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Scholia

 

explanatory notes on the margins of classical (mainly Greek) and medieval manuscripts. The term is first encountered in the works of Galen (second century A.D). Unlike commentaries, scholia did not explicate the text as a whole; they dealt with individual passages in Greek and Roman classics, in the Bible, and in works by early Christian writers.

The first scholiast is considered to be the grammarian Didymus Chalcenterus of Alexandria (first century A.D). Ancient scholia are those by such early Greek philologists as Aristarchus of Samothrace and Zenodotus of Ephesus; new scholia date from the later classical and medieval periods. Many medieval scholia are anonymous. The writing of scholia came to an end in the 15th and 16th centuries.

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If we push just slightly on the presupposition that underlies the edifice of the whole--that Cassian the Sabaite is the author of a vast island of pseudonymous material--the undisputed foundation for critical assessment of the Scholia crumbles.
9) Turyn ha utilizzato come criterio per l'identificazione dei codici tomani la presenza di scholia e argumenta nella versione di Tommaso Magistro; ha quindi ricostruito una recensio Thomana sulla base delle lezioni peculiari contenute nei suddetti codici.
The scholia that follow the chapter address precisely what a reader might need clarified.
emphasize grammar and definitions, and there were far fewer scholia for
Anne published in prestigious international journals, but her count of articles and chapters in books could have been much higher, had she not devoted so much effort to her teaching, external examining, attending conferences (including FIEC in 1994 and the Leeds International Latin Seminar at which she was a guest speaker), administration, guiding tourists through the Peloponnese and central Greece, Italy, Turkey and Roman Britain, promoting Latin in schools, writing reviews for Scholia (the original departmental newsletter as well as its successor), editing, refereeing, and building Classics through numerous public lectures and talks to the Natal Forum, Rotary, TAFTA and church groups.
there is for each and every fortnight in 47 years a separate effort of mathematical invention, digested, arranged, written in Latin, and amplified, often to a tedious extent, by corollaries and scholia.
The examples are appropriated from Lorich's scholia.
A strange thicket of definitions, axioms, postulates, demonstrations, corollaries, and scholia, the Ethics deploys what Spinoza called a "geometrical order" (inspired by Euclid and Descartes) to treat human desires and emotions "in exactly the same manner as though I were concerned with lines, planes, and solids.
Considering that most of the Old Irish Glosses and Scholia relate to schools on the continent, there is a better argument for claiming that the Roman Church was Celticised rather than vice versa
a reference (Marcellus Donatus, Scholia, 1604) which reveals that Achilles was believed by Hyginus to have used the name Pyrrha (336n.
Gli archetipi sono le Noctes Atticae di Aulo Gellio e con esse tutta la tradizione delle "fiorite" medievali, delle raccolte di scholia umanistiche e infine della Silva de varia leccion di Pedro Mexia che ebbe in Italia un successo enorme.