Synonyms of stemmatics


1. stemmatology, stemmatics, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts, arts

usage: the humanistic discipline that attempts to reconstruct the transmission of a text (especially a text in manuscript form) on the basis of relations between the various surviving manuscripts (sometimes using cladistic analysis); "stemmatology also plays an important role in musicology"; "transcription errors are of decisive importance in stemmatics"

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