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(105) The scholiast allows the possibility of Kallistratos's claim that Meton set up an astronomical apparatus in Kolonos, but then he (the scholiast) indicates that he finds nothing in Philochoros to the effect that Meton set up anything there, and he, or perhaps Philochoros, asserts that Meton actually set up a heliotropion in the contemporary ekklesia by the wall in the Pnyx.
The incongruity of Talthybius' and Eurybates' action is noted by the scholiast, who comments ad 1.332b: [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
If Hellanicus had discussed in his Attic History events that had occurred during the archonship of Antigenes in 407/6, Apollodorus would not have dated his death to 411.(61) It is more likely that the scholiast who cited Hellanicus was confused or mistaken.
(7) The scholiast on Plato, Lysis (Scholia platonica, ed.
Because of the hatred of the mime Paris, Juvenal was relegated to a faraway post in the military (the commentator has obviously drawn his arguments from the biography of Juvenal as transmitted by the scholiasts).
Even the figure of the manly brigand, I would like to suggest, is not without a Homeric precedent; Thucydides and the scholiasts note that Odysseus, who starts his journey home by plundering settlements on his way, is nothing other than a brigand.
Aristophanes, for instance, in Frogs and also in Thesmophoriazusae, builds his whole play on the idea that poets like Aeschylus and Euripides and Agathon had each a strongly marked and idiosyncratic literary personality, which resembled his actual personality, and which differed strikingly from that of anyone else who wrote plays.(5) A spectre, we might perhaps say, is haunting the academic literature of the West: the spectre of Marxism, which lingers on, after its death in the world of practical affairs, among the critics and the scholiasts.
The scholiasts, though divided on whether Perseus or the Gorgon is the subject of [GREEK TEXT OMITTED], universally understand [GREEK TEXT OMITTED] with [GREEK TEXT OMITTED] as "the third part of the sisters."
(11.) The scholiasts on 6.123 (ii.151 Erbse) typically go for narrative integrity here, supposing that the problem over Glaucus has arisen because the mist lifted by Athene at 5.127 has descended again.
(16) Rav Nahman's original statement probably depends on the fact that "full moon generally occurred on the 14th since it occurs on the average 14.7 days after conjunction." (17) However, in the eyes of the later scholiasts, it was natural to ask "When does it become full?
Ideas as to what that text was or should be, varied significantly among the scholiasts, as did their heuristic methods.
But he signaled the limits of his critique by adding "especially since the author I am expounding was never accustomed to lie." [46] Nonetheless, he quoted the entire passage about the Amazons from Herodotus and diligently compared it with statements by Diodorus Siculus, Pompeius Trogus, Greek scholiasts on Homer, Strabo, Plutarch, and more, in an endeavor to locate the Amazons both chronologically and geographically.