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Aristotle, commentators on
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The tradition of Greek commentators of Aristotle goes back to  Andronicus of Rhodes. It lasted into the late Byzantine period almost without interruptions. Within this time frame, we have to distinguish three different periods:

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1. From Andronicus (c. 50 BC) to Alexander of Aphrodisias (c. AD 210)

Most commentaries of this time period were produced mainly as teaching materials for Aristotelian schools…

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Gottschalk, Hans (Leeds), “Aristotle, commentators on”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 June 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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