This review article considers two recent Italian and English translations of works by Olympiodorus of Alexandria and his immediate successors (sixth century CE). These translations make accessible to a wider audience a number of works that help us understand a transitional period in the history of thought. This review takes a closer look at some of the substantive views expressed by the translators and evaluates editorial and translation choices. We should beware of exaggerating the differences betwee… Show more
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