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Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Plut. 55, 4

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  • Appr. Date: 10th c. (10th c.)
  • Genres: Military
  • Illustrations: No


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Fols. 5r-67v: Maurice, Emperor of the East, 539-602. Strategicon (under the title "Οὐρβικίου τακτικὰ στρατηγικά"). Sketches of military formations with letters of Greek alphabet.
Fols. 131r-132v: [Anon.]. Τὰ εἰς ὕστερον ἐκβληθέντα ἀπὸ ἄλλων βιβλίων γνωμικά. (Not listed in Pinakes).
Fols. 405r-407v: Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, Emperor of the East, 905-959. Στρατηγικὸν περὶ ἐθῶν διαφόρων ἐθνῶν καὶ ὡς ἕκαστον αὐτῶν μάχεται καὶ πῶς δεῖ αὐτῷ ἀντιμάχεσθαι.   
Acquired in Pherae, Thessaly by Demetrius Lascaris in the 15th c.; Lascaris' notes about births and deaths in his family throughout the ms. (listed and transcribed by Bandini).

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