Aristotle Commentators

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-A021-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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References and further reading

  • Boethius (c. 510) Commentary on Aristotle’s Categories, in J.-P. Migne (ed.) Patrologia Latina, vol. 64, Paris, 1860.

    (The primary surviving ancient Latin commentator.)

  • Boethius (c. 510s) Two Commentaries on Aristotle’s De interpretatione, ed. R. Meiser, Leipzig: Teubner, 1877–80, 2 vols.

  • Diels, H. (1882–1909) Commentaria in Aristotelem Graeca, Berlin: Reimer, 23 vols, with 3 supplementary vols.

    (Includes text of most of the ancient Greek commentaries. The commentators included are, in chronological order: Adrastus, Aspasius, Alexander of Aphrodisias, Porphyry, Dexippus, Themistius, Syrianus, Ammonius, Priscian of Lydia, Asclepius, Philoponus, Simplicius, Olympiodorus, Elias, David, Stephanus, Eustratius, Michael of Ephesus, Sophonias.)

  • Sorabji, R. (1987–) Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, London: Duckworth and Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

    (English translations, with introduction and notes, to be supplemented by a sourcebook.)

  • Sorabji, R. (1990) Aristotle Transformed: The Ancient Commentators and their Influence, London: Duckworth and Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

    (A comprehensive survey of the present state of knowledge, with extensive bibliography.)

Citing this article:
Sorabji, Richard. Bibliography. Aristotle Commentators, 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-A021-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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