SAMPLES Mark Valeri (Probus, Marcus Valerius)( Roman grammarian and philosopher)
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Biography SAMPLES Mark Valeri (Probus, Marcus Valerius)
Probus, Mark Valeri; Probus, Marcus Valerius, 20/30 - 105 years. n. BC. from Berita (sovr. Beirut) in Phoenician, Roman grammarian and philosopher. Commented on some of the authors: Lucretius, Horace, Virgil (he was even the author's copy of the Georgics), and probably was also the originator editions of Plautus, Terence and Persia. Suetonius says that the analysis (recensio) P. pursued 3 main objectives: to restore the original text by reviewing older versions of manuscripts (emendare), . correct punctuation, . facilitates understanding of the text (distinguere), . brief remarks on the linguistic and aesthetic concept of the author (adnotare),
. He used special labels, developed by the Alexandrian philologists, notably Aristarchus of Samothrace. The text was accompanied by a brief biography of the author. Thus, P. represented by the classics in a new light, roads encourages interest in the ancient writers. In some works P. considered issues of language. To this day preserved processing treatise Libri iuris notarum, telling about the litters and abbreviations used in offices, legal and historical texts. We know only the names of other compositions, which were considered private matters from the field of stylistics and grammar. Attributed to P. Catholica Probi, Instituta artium, Appendix Probi created later.