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ddyke
07-24-2006, 12:16 PM
We (www.dabar.org (http://www.dabar.org)) are entering the Greek text of Aristeas and Swete's introduction to the letter. One of the features that we are adding is that all the abbreviations will be hyperlinked.

The abbreviation cett. has not been found. We only have a scanned copy of the work and the abbreviations list was not included.

Dan

jdarlack
07-24-2006, 03:37 PM
We (www.dabar.org (http://www.dabar.org)) are entering the Greek text of Aristeas and Swete's introduction to the letter. One of the features that we are adding is that all the abbreviations will be hyperlinked.

The abbreviation cett. has not been found. We only have a scanned copy of the work and the abbreviations list was not included.

DanHey Dan, can you give the abbreviation in context, or perhaps provide a page with the abbreviation on it. It may be easier to figure out then.

MGVH
07-24-2006, 10:08 PM
Might it be this:
from cedo: pres imperat act 2nd pl
hither with it, give, bring here
( cette (http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/morphindex?lang=la&lookup=cette&bytepos=17497553&wordcount=1&embed=2&doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0059))

jdarlack
07-25-2006, 04:25 PM
I emailed some fellow librarians, and they think that cett. is a pluralized abbreviation for ceteri, and it is roughly equivalent to et cetera. The abbreviation has two "t's" for the same reason "ff." has two "f's" and "pp." has two "p's". It's just a way of pluralizing the abbreviation. One librarian cited the Corpus Christianorum publication guidelines (http://www.corpuschristianorum.org/series/pdf/Corpus_Guidelines.pdf) - there the abbreviation is explicitly stated to stand for ceteri.

ddyke
07-25-2006, 10:55 PM
Jack, I believe you are correct as I have found a similar phenomenon earlier in the text.

Thanks for the help.

Dan

ddyke
07-26-2006, 11:15 AM
ADFL. That these MSS. form a united group within the HKA group is shown by their almost universal agreement. Notice e.g. the readings 536. 1 crwmenoi ADFL (sugcrwmenoi cett.), 537. 4 eiselhluqenai ADFL (elhluqenai cett.), 547. 3 eulogiaj ADFL (logiaj cett.), 569. 21 epauepausato (sic) ADFL, and the omissions which they have in common: