Definition of Stichometry. Meaning of Stichometry. Synonyms of Stichometry

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Definition of Stichometry

Stichometry
Stichometry Stich*om"e*try, n. [Gr. ? a line + -metry.] 1. Measurement of books by the number of lines which they contain. 2. Division of the text of a book into lines; especially, the division of the text of books into lines accommodated to the sense, -- a method of writing manuscripts used before punctuation was adopted.

Meaning of Stichometry from wikipedia

- Stichometry is the practice of counting lines in texts: Ancient Gr****s and Romans measured the length of their books in lines, just as modern books are...
- The Stichometry of Nicephorus is a stichometry attributed to Patriarch Nicephorus I of Constantinople (c. 758-828). The work appears at the end of the...
- 66.4 (1973): 479-486; Michael E. Stone, "Armenian Canon Lists II—The Stichometry of Anania of Shirak (c. 615-c. 690 CE.)." Harvard Theological Review...
- third-century list in the sixth-century Codex Claromont**** and in the later Stichometry of Nicephorus appended to the ninth-century Chronography of Nikephoros...
- 'partial stichometry' (in contrast to the total stichometry studied by Graux). Fifty years later, Ohly's definitive monograph on stichometry built on...
- and the apocrypha. Next to each book is the count of its lines, his stichometry, to which we can compare our accepted texts and judge how much has been...
- include: De laude martyrii (On the Glory of Martyrdom), mentioned in a stichometry of a Cyprianic m****cript from 365 De rebaptismate (On Rebaptism) De...
- shorter, while the Ethiopic matches the claimed line count from the Stichometry of Nicephorus; patristic references and quotes seem to match the Ethiopic...
- pentastich, polystichia, polystichous, stich, stichic, stichomancy, stichometry, stichomythia, telestich stich- tunic Gr**** στίχη (stíkhē), στιχάριον...
- excerpts of the book of Enoch in his Chronography. In the 9th century Stichometry of Nicephorus, Enoch is relegated (along with ten other texts) to a list...