noun (plural scholia or -liums) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek scholion comment, scholium, from diminutive of scholē lecture Date: 1535 1. a marginal annotation or comment (as on the text of a classic by an early grammarian) 2. a remark or observation subjoined but not essential to a demonstration or a train of reasoning

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  • Scholium — Scho li*um, n.; pl. L. {Scholia}, E. {Scholiums}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?. See {School}.] 1. A marginal annotation; an explanatory remark or comment; specifically, an explanatory comment on the text of a classic author by an early grammarian.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scholium — index clarification, comment, note (brief comment) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • scholium — [skō′lē əm] n. pl. scholia [skō′lēə] or scholiums [ML < Gr scholion < scholē: see SCHOOL1] 1. a marginal note or commentary, esp. on the text of a Greek or Latin writer 2. a note added or following, meant to illustrate or develop a point in …   English World dictionary

  • Scholium — Scholien (Singular Scholium) oder griechisch/lateinisch scholia (von griechisch σχόλιον „Schulstückchen“, latinisiert scholium) sind erläuternde Notizen in antiken oder mittelalterlichen Handschriften, welche die Abschreiber (Kopisten) der Texte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scholium — A scholium, plural scholia ( el. σχόλιον comment , lecture ), is a grammatical, critical, or explanatory comment, either original or extracted from pre existing commentaries, which is inserted on the margin of the manuscript of an ancient author… …   Wikipedia

  • scholium — /skoh lee euhm/, n., pl. scholia / lee euh/. 1. Often, scholia. a. an explanatory note or comment. b. an ancient annotation upon a passage in a Greek or Latin text. 2. a note added to illustrate or amplify, as in a mathematical work. [1525 35; <… …   Universalium

  • scholium — noun a) a note added to a text as an explanation, criticism or commentary b) a note added to a proof as amplification …   Wiktionary

  • Scholium — An annotation or comment made by a scholar on an old MS …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • scholium — Synonyms and related words: adversaria, aide memoire, annotation, apparatus criticus, comment, commentary, commentation, docket, entry, exegesis, footnote, gloss, item, jotting, marginal note, marginalia, memo, memoir, memorandum, memorial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • SCHOLIUM —    a marginal note explanatory of the text of a classic author …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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