- an explanatory note or comment.
- an ancient annotation upon a passage in a Greek or Latin text.
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Scholium, a marginal note explanatory of the text of a classic author.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
The same thing is related (in a well-known 'scholium') to have been done by Apolinarius and Theodore of Mopsuestia.
An illustration, like a funny story, loses its pungency if it requires a scholium.College Teaching|Paul Klapper
Occasionally a scholium of this kind gives the substance of one of the longer extracts; but as a rule they are distinct.