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CLSS 838 01 (10541)  
Ancient Commentaries
Irene Peirano
Th 2.30-4.20 PH 312
Fall 2012 
A study of the ancient commentary tradition with special emphasis on Homer and Vergil. Topics to be considered include poetics (narrative, characterization, plot, style, etc.), representation of the critic's role, textual traditions of ancient commentaries and their reception in modern scholarship, textual criticism in the scholia, Homeric scholia and their influence on Servius, commentaries and their reception in poetic texts.