Commentary

A discussion and/or expansion of a text, generally of a biblical, patristic, or legal character.

A discussion and/or expansion of a text, generally of a biblical, patristic, or legal character. Commentaries often accompanied the texts they discussed in the form of glosses.

  • Amharic:
    ትርጓሜ
  • Arabic:
    تفسير ;شرح
  • Armenian:
    Մեկնութիւն
  • French:
    commentaire
  • Italian:
    commento; commentario; commento organizzato
  • Latin:
    commentarius
  • Portuguese:
    comentário
  • Spanish:
    comentario

Michelle Brown. Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).