Coleman Connelly

Textual Comment on Aristotle, Poetics 1447b7–9, Part 2

2016.02.02 | By Coleman Connelly How can the Syriac and Arabic tradition of Aristotle’s Poetics help editors of the Greek text at Poetics 1447b7–9? In Part 2 of my comment, I walk the reader through this thorny textual problem, and demonstrate the dangers of ignoring lost Syriac intermediaries when editing Greek texts on the basis of Arabic translations. Read more