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Manuscript migration: changing locales and numbers
ἅπανθ᾽ ὁ μακρὸς κἀναρίθμητος χρόνος φύει τ᾽ ἄδηλα καὶ φανέντα κρύπτεται —Sophocles, Ajax 646-647 (Ajax speaking) Just over a year ago a colleague wrote me asking about a certain Syriac manuscript t…