Beta escape Definition

Refer to the TLG Beta Code Manual for a full listing.


In addition to their standard punctuation use, in epigraphical use parentheses indicate additions or "solutions" (expansions of papyrological abbreviations); in papyrological use (Leiden convention: Bidez & Drachmann 1938:16) they indicate "solutions".

In Anonymus Epicureus Phil., Fragmenta (P. Herc. 176) (1779 001) a distinction is made between [1 and [1[1; the latter indicates an apograph reading.