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Commentary

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The commentary is structured by the Aporiae. Each Aporiais introduced by its extent, given in the page, column, and line numbers of Usener, followed in parentheses by the Greek word or words which identify the question asked in the Aporia, separating it from the rest. Then follows a paraphrase of the Aporia and the succeeding Diaporiae in italics, with the author's additional explanatory remarks in parentheses. Whenever not immediately apparent from the paraphrase, the structure and argument of each Aporia and the succeeding Diaporiae are then analyzed in Roman type, followed by pertinent bibliographical references. Comments on the individual words, phrases, and sentences in the body of the Aporia and the Diaporiae are then introduced by the line number in which they occur.

Keywords: Aporia; commentary; diaporia; Roman type

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