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Oxford, Bodleian Library, Auct. E.5.15


Additional Information

  • Appr. Date: 16th c. (16th c.)
  • Genres: Hagiography
  • Illustrations: No


Auctarium E.5.15 (olim Huntington 265; Summary Catalogue no. 5775; Coxe Misc. no. 80).  Paper, sixteenth century, 366 folios.  Saints' lives, martyrdoms, sermons &c.

For detailed list of contents, see Coxe's entry in the Bibliography and Online Resources, which Barbour & Wilson in their 1969 revision leave unchanged.

69r  At the bottom, in the hand of rude sincerity:  ονόματι λεόν | ονοματι λεόντιος ὁ ποίος ἥ|τονε την δόξαν λαμπρῶς και πε|ρύφιμος εις τὸ πλοῦτος καὶ θερ|μὸς ειϚῆν πὶστιν τοῦ Χῦʹ ευσεβῆς και|ὁρθόδοξως—

310sqq.  Vernacular metaphrasis by the priest Theodorus of Gregory Cerameus' disputation on the eleven matins.

For bibliography (Albert Ehrhard, 1937), scroll down to the entry for this manuscript in "Bodley: This Collection" in Online Resources.

For the manuscript's donor, Robert Huntington (1636/7-1701), see Madan's Summary Catalogue, vol. 2.2, p. 742.