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stemma

  1. an OCELLUS.
  2. the projection in arthropods that bears an antenna.
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--Il faut tenir compte du stemma conseille par Tyssens, qui met en valeur les variantes dans C surtout (p.
In addition to its didactic propaganda, the dubious nature of this tale's textual stemma diminishes its credibility.
These graphic representations may take the form of worked-out stemmas of the Lachmannian kind, intermediation spectra, similarity diagrams, or a basic plotting of the sources into undifferentiated groups.
I have to confess that both these essays do not exactly make easy reading as they are full of stemmas and tables, but with persistence and with gradually increasing respect for the patient unravelling of various 'tangled webs' one comes to realize that these scholars do not 'practise to deceive': on the contrary, they manage to shed light on the immensely complex weave of the manuscript and print transmission.