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In Latin descriptus means 'copied, transcribed' from the verb de-scribō.


- Maas, Paul. 1960. Textkritik. 4th ed. Leipzig: Teubner. – First ed. 1927.
- Timpanaro, Sebastiano. 1981. La genesi del metodo del Lachmann. 2nd ed. Torino: Liviana. – First ed., Firenze: Le Monnier, 1963.

In other languages

The Latin term is used throughout.