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This paper discusses three passages in the text of Isaios (8. 35, 2. 28, 3. 37), where I judge that the text as preserved in the manuscripts is in need of emendation.

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This paper discusses four passages in the speeches of Isaios (6. 1, 7. 38, 2. 20, 11. 11), where I disagree with the text printed by Wyse. They are linked by the general theme of deletion.

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In this paper I discuss Housman’s principle of textual criticism that apographs are of no importance in the establishment of a text, and suggest reasons why this should not be a universal rule, with reference to the text of Isaios. Housman was emulated in his notoriously acerbic criticism of other scholars by William Wyse, the major editor of Isaios, and I assess the contributions of three scholars who, exceptionally, met with Housman’s approval and made contributions to the text of Isaios.

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