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This introductory chapter provides an overview of the key themes discussed in the book. The 'Anonymus Aurelianensis III (AA III)' represents a stage in the Western reception of Aristotle's syllogistic. The fate of the Analytica priora in the Medieval West between Boethius' Latin translation in the early 6th century and the resurfacing of the text in Abelard's Dialectica in the early 12th century is still unknown. Sten Ebbesen argues that the 'Commentum Graecum' belongs to the 6th century and suggests that it was translated into Latin by James of Venice, but he also grants that AA III provides some support for Minio-Paluello's hypothesis that the translator of the 'Commentum Graecum' is Boethius. The discovery of the AA III has attracted attention within the field of the history of philosophy but systematic studies of the text as a whole have so far been impeded by the lack of a critical edition.

Keywords: Abelard's Dialectica; Anonymus Aurelianensis III; Aristotelis Analytica priora; Boethius; Commentum Graecum; James of Venice

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