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Didymos on Demosthenes

Author: Didymus, Chalcenterus.; Phillip Harding
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2006.
Series: Clarendon ancient history series.
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"This edition of the papyrus containing Didymos' comments on some of Demosthenes' speeches provides the student with a new reading of the text, a facing translation that is carefully edited for those who cannot use the Greek to show what is extant and what is restored, and a detailed commentary that considers all issues related to the restoration of the text and to its historical content. All Greek is translated  Read more...
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Didymus, Chalcenterus.
Didymos on Demosthenes.
Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607831938
Named Person: Demosthenes; Demosthenes; Didymus, Chalcenterus; Demosthenes.; Didymus, Chalcenterus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Didymus, Chalcenterus.; Phillip Harding
ISBN: 9780198150435 0198150431 9780199283590 0199283591
OCLC Number: 61440462
Description: x, 286 pages, [2] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Didymos --
The papyrus --
The scribe and his work --
Content --
Commentary or monograph? --
Sources --
Didymos the scholar --
Didymos and the text of demosthenes --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Clarendon ancient history series.
Other Titles: In Demosthenem commenta.
Responsibility: introduction, text, translation, and commentary by Phillip Harding.
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The first-century BC Alexandrian scholar Didymos was nicknamed 'Bronze-guts' for his prolific output. But, his work survived in marginalia until 1901, when a papyrus containing part of his commentary  Read more...

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