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Brill’s better half to historic Greek Scholarship goals at offering a reference paintings within the box of historic Greek and Byzantine scholarship and grammar, hence encompassing the extensive and multifaceted philological and linguistic examine job through the complete Greek Antiquity and the center a long time. the 1st a part of the amount deals an intensive historic evaluation of historical scholarship, which covers the interval from its very beginnings to the Byzantine period. the second one half makes a speciality of the disciplinary profile of historic scholarship by way of investigating its major medical issues. The 3rd and ultimate half provides the actual paintings of historical students in a number of philological and linguistic concerns, and in addition examines where of scholarship and grammar from an interdisciplinary perspective, in particular from their interrelation with rhetoric, philosophy, drugs and nature sciences.

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Poet. 1462a11–13, cf. 1450b18–19, 1453b6 on the relationship of text with performance. On the gradual reduction of musical sections from dramatic plays from the 5th to the 4th century BC and on the transmission of the text in a libretto-form, see Pöhlmann [1994] 23–25. 61 Arist. Rh. 3, 1413b12–16. greek scholarship from its beginnings to alexandria 15 Extensive reading and references to earlier texts are clearly evident in Aristotle’s writings (cf. Arist. Top. 105b). More than thirty philosophers and poets are cited in the Metaphysics; a stream of quotations from tragic, comic and epic poets, from orators and also from rhetorical treatises are cited in the Rhetoric.

The Academy focused on teaching but also promoted research into ethics, philosophy, logic, mathematics and others fields, such as astronomy, biology, and political theory. It formed a complex system, where alongside Plato, the head of the school, a number of others also taught, such as Speusippos, Xenocrates and Aristotle. At first, the Academy was financed by Plato’s financial resources, then through various donations, in marked contrast to the sophists who taught 103 Ar. Ran. 1030–1035; Isoc.

64 Scodel [2007] 150. On Lycurgus in the context of the conservation of classical texts in the 4th century BC, see also Battezzato [2003] 10–12, 14–19 and Hanink [2014] 60–74. 65 Ptolemy III later borrowed the official Athenian copy for the library in Alexandria, and never returned it, cf. Gal. comm. 2, 4 in Hippoc. Epidem. 3; Pfeiffer [1968] 82; see also Montana in this volume. However, it is clear that although Lycurgus’ legislation guaranteed the survival of all texts referred to, it could nonetheless not prevent small interpolations and variants.

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