What is the proper terminology for the changes that occur to a narrative/text throughout history?
These changes could include:
- interpretation : such as modifying the narrative/text in order to verbally present it, such as a bard would.
- transcription error : a mistake made in copying the narrative/text
translation error : a mistake made during translation of the narrative/text
other : there could be other reasons not mentioned here
A real world example includes the changes that occurred to the Bible as evidenced by the differences found in the Dead Sea Scrolls compared to "modern" versions of the Bible.
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