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Oxford, Bodleian Library, Barocci 76


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  • Appr. Date: 15th c. (15th c.)
  • Genres: Religious misc.
  • Illustrations: No


Bodleianus Baroccianus 76.  (Madan Summary Catalogue no. 76 = old Bodley no. 1229.)  Fifteenth century, paper, 437 folios. Miscellany of various writers, especially grammatical and religious matters (including the schism between the churches).

For detailed list of contents, see Coxe's entry in Bibliography. This is untouched by Barbour & Wilson, except at §77 (fols. 420sqq.), where they label this συμβουλευτικὸς λόγος an autograph by Michael (Michaïlos) Apostolius, for whom see Sathas pp. 71-74 in the Bibliography and Online Resources and, for images of his penmanship in Mus. Brit. Harleianus 1814, the link "Example from the Scribe" in Online Resources; also, Repertorium der griechischen Kopisten no. 278. Discussion and image in Wilson's Mediaeval Greek Bookhands, no. 80 with its accompanying plate.

Fol. 9r-16v  A certain Gratian (convert to Roman Catholicism) to Fantius, archbishop of Crete.  Incipit, «Ἐπειδὴ ἐγὼ παπᾶς Γρατιανός, ὁ ἀπὸ τοῦ Γραικῶν γένους ἐπὶ τὴν ὀρθόδοξον καὶ καθολικὴν ἐκκλησίαν καλῶς μετατεθεὶς...»

17r-19v  Various minor works on Crete, including how Cronus became her king.  Incipit, «Κρόνος βασιλεὺς Κρήτης, οὗτος ἐξορισθεὶς ἀπὸ τοῦ ἰδίου υἱοῦ Διὸς...»

139r-142r  Psellus [OPUS]
(Iter Psellianum no. 734 (PHI.11; pp. 236sq.)).

296r-300v  Psellus [OPUS]
(Iter Psellilanum no. 1018 (GRA/RHE.26; pp. 411-414); cf. Bodl. Barocci 6, Barocci 14, Barocci 45, Barocci 57, Barocci 72, Barocci 115, and Bodl. Canon. gr. 13).

381r-382r  Pseudo-Psellus, Six Iambic Verses (incipit «Θεὸς τὸ διττὸν οὐκ ἔχων τῶν πνευμάτων...»· Iter Psellianum no. 1149 (POE.97; pp. 521sq.); cf. Bodl. Barocci 53, fol. 238r/v, and Bodl. Lincoln College gr. 33, fol. 2r).

385r  Psellus, Iambic verses on the Parable of the Leven (Matt. 13.13, Luke 13.21) (Iter Psellianum no. 1062 (POE.10; pp. 486-488)).

389-402  Chrysostom, De baptismo Christi (Codd. Chrys. Gr. I, no. 180).

412r-419r.  Pseudo-Psellus, De Agrimensura, in political verse (TLG 2702.015; Iter Psellianum no. 1110 (POE.58; p. 509)).

(We give a link to the Google Books preview of Moore's extremely useful Iter Psellianum, but unfortunately only no. 1110 and part of 734 are included in the preview.)

Repertorium Nazianzenum (see Bibliography) Vol. 2, no. 76.

See "Bodley: This Collection" in Online Resources for information including the Madan entry (labeled "Vol. 2 Part 1") and Coxe entry (given by column numbers).