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Brill’s significant other to historical Greek Scholarship goals at offering a reference paintings within the box of old Greek and Byzantine scholarship and grammar, hence encompassing the vast and multifaceted philological and linguistic study job in the course of the complete Greek Antiquity and the center a long time. the 1st a part of the quantity bargains an intensive old evaluation of historic scholarship, which covers the interval from its very beginnings to the Byzantine period. the second one half specializes in the disciplinary profile of historic scholarship by way of investigating its major medical subject matters. The 3rd and ultimate half provides the actual paintings of historical students in a variety of philological and linguistic concerns, and likewise examines where of scholarship and grammar from an interdisciplinary viewpoint, in particular from their interrelation with rhetoric, philosophy, medication and nature sciences.

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43 Theopomp. Hist. 115, fr. 155 FGrHist; Olymp. Hist. 94, 2; see more in Platthy [1968] 7; Pfeiffer [1968] 30; on the Homeric text in the Attic alphabet, see West [2001a] 21–23. 47 The alphabet remained significant. At a somewhat later date the comic character Sappho is made to ask a riddle involving a female who bears children that are voiceless. The children can however converse with people at a distance. 5 Literacy as an Instrument in Learning Prose manuals and treatises on a wide assortment of subjects (such as philosophy, economics, rhetoric, science, geography, cooking or horse-riding) served as vehicles for the transmission of knowledge, often setting out standards appropriate for their task: the requirement of investigation, precision in selecting a topic, methods for analysing sources and attention to technical details.

281–283. 156 See Schmitter [1990] 20, where the selection of different names for a given object according to the perspective has been termed ‘the phenomenon of ‘perspectivity’. See more in Schmitter [1991b] 61–64 and Schmitter [2000] 347–350. 2 The Origins of Homeric Criticism Epic poetry was recited from memory and performed in a type of competition, and the rhapsodes were active in competitive performances, or agons. 159 By the same token, the principal subject of interpretation was also Homer.

1, 151, 185 PCG, Anaxandr. fr. 20 PCG. g. Amph. fr. 6, Alex. Com. fr. 98, 1–3, Philipp. Com. fr. 6, and especially Epicr. fr. 10, 12–15 and Olson [2007] 239–241. 54 For the Pythagoreans, see Alexis’ comedies Pythagorizousa, frs. 201–203 PCG, Tarantinoi frs. 222–227 PCG; Aristophon’s Pythagoristes frs. 10, 12 PCG, Arnott [1996], 579–586, 624– 647; Olson [2007] 243–248; for the Cynics, see Eub. fr. 137 PCG, Olson [2007] 248–249; in general for representations of philosophy in Greek comedy of the 4th century BC, see Webster [19702] 50–56, 110–113 with further examples.

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