adjective see stemma

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  • stemmatic — adjective of or relating to a textual stemma • Pertains to noun: ↑stemma …   Useful english dictionary

  • textual criticism — n. the scholarly study of the text of a written work, often, specif., in an effort to determine the original or most authoritative form of that work * * * Introduction       the technique of restoring texts as nearly as possible to their original …   Universalium

  • Textual criticism — Carmina Cantabrigiensia, Manuscript C, folio 436v, 11th century Textual criticism (or lower criticism) is a branch of literary criticism that is concerned with the identification and removal of transcription errors in the texts of manuscripts.… …   Wikipedia

  • stemma — noun (plural stemmata) Etymology: Latin, wreath, pedigree (from the wreaths placed on ancestral images), from Greek, wreath, from stephein to crown, enwreathe Date: 1826 1. a simple eye present in some insects 2. a scroll (as among the ancient… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • stemma — [stem′ə] n. pl. stemmata [stem′ə tə] or stemmas 1. FAMILY TREE (sense 1) 2. a record or diagram showing the connections between manuscripts of a given literary work stemmatic [stem at′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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