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Scribes and Scholars: A Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin…

by L. D. Reynolds, N.G. Wilson

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Edition: // Descr: viii, 185 p. : plates 20.5 cm. // Series: Call No. { 847.5 R23 } Contains Select Bibliography, Index of MSS, General Index, Notes to the Plates, and Plates. // //
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PREFACE

This book is designed as a simple introduction for beginners to a field of classical studies which generally remai little known or misunderstood despite its importance and intrinsic interest.
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION

In preparing this new edition we have attempted to retain the principal feature of the original, a readable text unencumbered by a heavy apparatus of learning, and at the time to meet the criticism that the absence of notes might make it difficult for readers to pursue any topic of special interest to them.
I. ANTIQUITY

I. ANCIENT BOOKS

A description of the processes by which classical literature has been transmitted from the ancient world to the present day may conveniently begin with a brief outline of the origin and growth of trade in books.
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The third edition of Scribes and Scholars takes into account the numerous discoveries in this rapidly-advancing field of knowledge by offering substantial revisions and additions. A note on how to interpret the information given in an apparatus criticus is also included.

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