apparatus criticus

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apparatus criticus

(ˈkrɪtɪkəs)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) textual notes, list of variant readings, etc, relating to a document, esp in a scholarly edition of a text
[Latin: critical apparatus]
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Van Miert shows how Junius made his Animadversa, and he also shows that some of his conjectures and emendations have survived the ages and are now in the apparatus critici of modern editions, while others (deservedly or not) have fallen into oblivion.
Two further apparatus critici indicate Biblical quotations, loci paralleli, and the points at which there is a change in the composition of a group or a family of manuscripts which record the text of the PA.
There are three apparatus critici accompanying: one giving the shorter Latin glosses from the rest of the Latin manuscript tradition, one comparing the Latin translation with the Arabic original, and one giving the text of the tradition that served as the basis for most of the edition when the editor did not use its readings.