Daily Gleanings: Scribal Habits (1 November 2019)

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Peter Gurry reflects on an article by Federico Marchetti and the problems of studying scribal habits via work on singular readings.

Gurry particularly extracts Marchetti’s comments on the danger of inadvertently imputing to subsequent scribes errors that have accumulated at different prior points in the history of transmission.

For Gurry’s full commentary on the article, see his original post.

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