Definition of Scholium

1. Noun. A marginal note written by a scholiast (a commentator on ancient or classical literature).

Exact synonyms: Scholia
Generic synonyms: Marginalia



Definition of Scholium

1. n. A marginal annotation; an explanatory remark or comment; specifically, an explanatory comment on the text of a classic author by an early grammarian.

Definition of Scholium

1. Noun. a note added to a text as an explanation, criticism or commentary ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) a note added to a proof as amplification ¹

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Definition of Scholium

1. an explanatory marginal note [n -LIA or -LIUMS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scholium

scholastically
scholasticals
scholasticate
scholasticates
scholasticism
scholasticisms
scholastick
scholastics
scholia
scholiast
scholiastic
scholiasts
scholiaze
scholical
scholion
scholium (current term)
scholiums
scholzite
school-age
school-age child
school-band
school-marm
school-marms
school admission criteria
school band
school bell
school board
school book

Literary usage of Scholium

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1. The Classical World by Classical Association of the Atlantic States (1916)
"To this may be added the remark made on the scholium on verse 303, The help K├╝ster desired seems to be furnished by V, which has . ..."

2. Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton by Sir David Brewster (1855)
"AFTER the publication of the second edition of the Principia, when an erroneous interpretation had been given of the scholium, Newton was very anxious that ..."

3. Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Discoveries of Sir Isaac Newton by David Brewster (1855)
"AFTER the publication of the second edition of the Principia, when an erroneous interpretation had been given of the scholium, Newton was very anxious that ..."

4. On the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish by Eugene O'Curry (1873)
"... Ceis here represents a part of the harp, as shown by a scholium in ... proved by this scholium ; the word Ceis glossed in all ancient copies of the ..."

5. Investigations Representing the Departments: Greek, Latin, Comparative by University of Chicago (1903)
"Nor does it explain the scholium at vs. 356. Verrall (Medea, ad vs. 37'J) offers an emendation based on the fact that the line in question is also found at ..."

6. Ethic Demonstrated in Geometrical Order: And Divided Into Five Parts, which by Benedictus de Spinoza (1883)
"2), cannot follow from mutilated and confused ideas, which (by the same scholium) are related to the first kind of knowledge, but from adequate ideas, ..."

7. Ethic: Demonstrated in Geometrical Order, and Divided Into Five Parts, which by Benedictus de Spinoza, William Hale White, Amelia Hutchison Stirling (1894)
"2), cannot follow from mutilated and confused ideas, which (by the same scholium) are related to the first kind of knowledge, but from adequate ideas, ..."

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