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Definition of the noun scholiast

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noun - plural: scholiasts

  1. a scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)

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Google previewA dissertation upon the Epistles of Phalaris: with an answer to the objections of C. Boyle. To which are added, dr. Bentley's dissertation on the Epistles of Themistocles, and others; and the Fables of Æsop (1817)

by Richard Bentley, Charles Boyle (4th earl of Orrery.)

But, to confirm and establish the whole conjecture, this Thersander of the Scholiast is the very same person with Pausanias's Thersias ; so that both the Writers are agreed about the first introdcer of Mule-races at Olynipia ; for the Greek names ...

Google previewA Dissertation Upon the Epistles of Phalaris with an Answer to the Objections of the Hon. C. Boyle (1817)

by Richard Bentley

But, to confirm and establish the whole conjecture, this Thersander of the Scholiast is the very same person with Pausanias's Thersias; so that both the Writers are agreed about the first introdcer of Mule-races at Olympia; for the Greek names ...

Google previewA new general biographical dictionary (1857)

by Hugh James Rose

scholiast on Aristoph. Nt<£. 96, and from whence we can understand that in the word navoirTai, the title of the play of Cratinus, there is a pun upon the equivocal meanings — "all-seeing," or " all- baking," as applied to the gods. And though ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

FOLLIS, or Folis, anciently signified a little bag or purse; whence it came to be used for a sum of money, and very different sums were called by that name: thus the scholiast on the Basilics, mentions a follis of copper which was worth but the ...

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Scholiast Meaning

Video shows what scholiast means. A scholar who writes commentaries on the works of an author, especially one of the ancient commentators of classical ...

Scrabble value of S1C3H4O1L1I1A1S1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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