Ancient Greek Scholarship: A Guide to Finding, Reading, and Understanding Scholia, Commentaries, Lexica, and Grammatical Treatises, from Their Beginnings to the Byzantine Period

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Oxford University Press, Apr 5, 2007 - History - 345 pages
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Ancient Greek Scholarship is the only introduction to this important and fast-growing field, with information on all aspects of using and reading ancient scholarship. It includes discussions of all major works, explanation of grammarians' Greek, over 200 passages with commentary, glossary of 1500 grammatical terms, and annotated bibliography with more than 1200 works.

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Contents

Introduction to Ancient Scholarship 3
9
Scholia Commentaries and Lexica on Specific Literary Works
18
Other Scholarly Works
72
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Eleanor Dickey is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Exeter. She has published widely on the Latin and Greek languages and the ways they were studied in antiquity, including Greek Forms of Address (1996), Latin Forms of Address (2002) and Ancient Greek Scholarship (2007). She also has extensive experience of teaching elementary languages, both Greek and Latin, and has brought to bear on her understanding of ancient language-teaching materials both that experience in general and specific tests of the Colloquia on modern students.

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