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A short guide for studying, editing and translating medieval texts in manuscript form, outlining the technical steps for preparing a medieval manuscript for print: evaluating and describing the manuscript itself (transmission, provenance, and physical description), textual criticism (reconstruction, emendation, authenticity, dating, and authorship), and steps to preparing an edition or translation.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-4632-0643-7
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Publication Date: Feb 21,2017
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 82
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-4632-0643-7
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A short guide for studying, editing and translating medieval texts in manuscript form, outlining the technical steps for preparing a medieval manuscript for print: evaluating and describing the manuscript itself (transmission, provenance, and physical description), textual criticism (reconstruction, emendation, authenticity, dating, and authorship), and steps to preparing an edition or translation.

Front: detail from MS OSZK Budapest, Cod lat. 404, the Illuminated Chronicle, fol. 1v (courtesy of National Széchényi Library).

A short guide for studying, editing and translating medieval texts in manuscript form, outlining the technical steps for preparing a medieval manuscript for print: evaluating and describing the manuscript itself (transmission, provenance, and physical description), textual criticism (reconstruction, emendation, authenticity, dating, and authorship), and steps to preparing an edition or translation.

Front: detail from MS OSZK Budapest, Cod lat. 404, the Illuminated Chronicle, fol. 1v (courtesy of National Széchényi Library).
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Abbreviations (vii)

Preface (ix)

Manuscripts (1)

   Manuscript Transmission (3)

   Provenance (6)

   Manuscript Description (9)

Textual Criticism (21)

   External Criticism (21)

   Emendation (27)

   Internal Analysis (32)

Editing (45)

   Choice of Text (45)

   Parts of an Edition (47)

Translating (57)

   Text (58)

   Terminology (58)

   Personal Names (60)

   Place Names (61)

Bibliography (63)

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