Brill’s New Jacoby

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Notes for readers
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In the ancient texts for each entry, editions of works are cited for the most part by only the names of editors since the people most likely to consult the texts are professional scholars and graduate students. In the commentaries, names of editors and titles of editions and the like are given in full for those who may be reading these sources for the first time and need more detailed publication information. Common reference works are abbreviated (e.g. RE, OCD), and should be easily recognizable.

The decision to transliterate Greek names (with the exception of those that in the…

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Worthington, Ian, “Notes for readers”, in: Brill’s New Jacoby, General Editor: Ian Worthington (Macquarie University). Consulted online on 16 September 2019 <>

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