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Valens - Anthologies (New Edition of Riley's Translation)

 
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Ile



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Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:13 pm    Post subject: Valens - Anthologies (New Edition of Riley's Translation) Reply with quote

Hi all,

With approval from Mr. Riley, I have made new edition of his translation. I have made few changes. First, I removed the references to the Critical Editions and put them in footnotes. Second, I replaced “< >” with “[ ]”. For me, it is much cleaner that way. I also put colorful tables and bookmarks. So this is what is done in this first edition. I hope I will have more time in the future and put charts of all of Valens’ examples and also make few more changes with purpose for more enjoyable reading of this classic book. Enjoy!

https://beyondtheheaven.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/valens-anthologies-1st-ed.-blue.pdf

https://beyondtheheaven.files.wordpress.com/2019/02/valens-atnhologies-1st-ed.-green.pdf

P.S. I first made this for my personal use, but then I thought why not share it, someone may find it useful. I am sure if I have more time to spend on it, it will look much better.

Also, Mr. Riley asked me to share this with you:
“Just be sure to remind them that there may be some mistakes in the translation, especially in the mathematical sections. I was as accurate as I could be, but I may have misunderstood some passages”.

Ile
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Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

hi Ile - good to see you back and thanks for sharing what is definitely a much easier read of the valens material, then the version i last saw a few years ago... hopefully others will appreciate and benefit from it too... thanks
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Therese Hamilton



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Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Beautifully done!! Now I can finally go through the Riley text that is now so EASY to read. I never could make my way through the old text.

Have you considered (With Riley's permission and cooperation) publishing your version in print? I would buy it. We really could use a print edition.

Thank you, Ile!!
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