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By S. R. Slings, Gerard Boter, Jan van Ophuijsen

This quantity is meant to accompany the hot Oxford version of Plato's Republic, released in 2003. it truly is in line with a sequence of ten articles in Mnemosyne, relationship from 1988 to 2003. It comprises discussions of textual difficulties of varied forms. a lot realization is paid to Plato's use of debris, to the moods and tenses of the verb, and to pragmatics and elegance. additionally, the transmission of the textual content gets considerable realization. The booklet is extremely suggested for clients of the recent version of the Republic, for these drawn to the transmission of the Platonic corpus and in Platonic Greek and for college kids of linguistics quite often.

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Madvig (1871: 416) went so far as to delete it altogether, which leaves δια strangely unspecified. ] ea tribuamus et (cuius) propria dicamus’. But in the Greek, the clause is only formally a relative clause: if it were a genuine one, we should have had α το (or το του) for κε νης. But in fact σ ’ τωι λλωι ψυχ ι equals ρ’ ο μ νηι τ ι ψυχ ι, just as σ ’ στις (in questions) equals ρ’ ο δε ς (cf. Thrasymachus’ answer). -G. II 403. ) and κα ο φα μεν (Vasmanolis [1964: 188]; Renehan [1976: 126]; cf. ) are superfluous.

395a3 σχολ ι ρα πιτηδε σει γ τι μα τ ν ξ ων λ γου πιτηδευμ των κα πολλ μιμ σεται κα σται μιμητικ ς, πε που ο δ [τ ] δοκο ντα γγ ς λλ λων ε ναι δ ο μιμ ματα δ νανται ο α το ο ον κωμωιδ αν κα τραγωιδ αν ποιο ντες. μα ε μιμε σ αι, τ delevi: δ ο secl. Hartman (1896: 84) The words I have printed in bold type can only mean ‘the (well-known) pair of μιμ ματα which people think are closely akin’. The implication that there is only one such pair does not fit in with a7 ο δ μ ν αψωιδο γε κα ποκριτα μα, and is refuted by the following ο ον (‘for example’; Chambry tries to dodge the question by translating ‘je veux dire’, but this use of ο ον, while quite normal in Aristotle—cf.

Jowett (‘for even when two pieces of imitation are nearly allied, …’) and Apelt (‘da nicht einmal für zwei nahe miteinander verwandt scheinende Formen der Nachahmung …’). Since anarthrous attributive participles are relatively rare in Greek, τ could have crept in easily.

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