Download e-book for kindle: Ancient Greek Scholarship: A Guide to Finding, Reading, and by Eleanor Dickey

By Eleanor Dickey

ISBN-10: 0195312937

ISBN-13: 9780195312935

historical greek sholarship constitutes a priceless source for classicists, yet one who is underutilized simply because graduate scholars or even mature students lack familiarity with its conventions. The peculiarities of scholarly Greek and the shortcoming of translations or scholarly aids frequently discourages readers from exploiting the massive physique of commentaries, scholia, lexica, and grammatical treatises which have been preserved on papyrus and through the manuscript culture. Now, for the 1st time, there's an creation to such scholarship that might let scholars and students surprising with this fabric to exploit it of their paintings. Ancient Greek Scholarship contains designated dialogue of the person historic authors on whose works scholia, commentaries, or single-author lexica exist, including motives of the possible resources of that scholarship and the methods it truly is now used, in addition to descriptions of extant grammatical works and normal lexica. those discussions, and the annotated bibliography of greater than 1200 works, additionally comprise reviews of the several texts of every paintings and of quite a few digital resources.

This ebook not just introduces readers to old scholarship, but in addition teaches them tips on how to learn it. right here readers will discover a exact, step by step creation to the language, a thesaurus of over 1500 grammatical phrases, and a collection of greater than two hundred passages for translation, every one observed by means of statement. The commentaries provide adequate aid to allow undergraduates with as low as years of Greek to translate such a lot passages with self assurance; furthermore, readers are given aids to dealing with the traditional numerical structures, figuring out the references present in works of old scholarship, and utilizing an gear criticus (including an in depth key to the abbreviations utilized in an apparatus). part the passages are followed by way of a key, in order that the e-book is both appropriate for these learning all alone and for periods with graded homework.

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