dwashbur at nyx.net
Sat Jun 12 11:13:52 EDT 1999
> I thought that notes like "frt l" in BHS with no other notes implies
> that the reading is pure conjecture with no MS or version support. Am
> I correct? Many of these conjectures are old and seem to be worthless.
Yes, that's what it means. "frt" is "perhaps" while the "l" is "read,"
hence "perhaps we should read [enter wild guess here]". I really
hope the next edition does away with this Latin shorthand.
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