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Title: La question du titre dans la littérature byzantine
Subtitle: Quelques pistes de réflexion autour du terme ὑπόμνημα
Author(s): GRIBOMONT, Aurélie
Journal: Byzantion
Volume: 82    Date: 2012   
Pages: 89-112
DOI: 10.2143/BYZ.82.0.2174086

Abstract :
This article explores several issues pertaining to the role of titles in Byzantine literature. Firstly, some methodological questions are raised regarding their authority and authorship as well as the delineation of the research subject. Secondly, a specific case is discussed of how a 9th/10th-century anthology uses titles (or not) to identify the writings it quotes from. In a more extensive third and final section, the semantic evolution is retraced of the term ὑπόμνημα, which has been used with quite diverging meanings throughout Greek literature.

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