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Oxford, Bodleian Library, Barocci 216


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


Bodleianus Baroccianus 216.  (Madan Summary Catalogue no. 216 = old Bodley no. 1339.)  Parchment (first forty-three folios) and paper.  Second half of the fifteenth century (Moore, p. 734).  Miscellany of grammatical, religious, and other works. Pieces of classical literature (Sophocles, Theocritus, &c.).  Both foliation and pagination.

One scribe according to Πίνακες (see Online Resources) is Μιχαὴλ Λύγιζος, student of Michael Apostolios (see Vogel & Gardthausen p. 315 in Bibliography and Online Resources). For examples of his penmanship, see Repertorium der griechischen Kopisten nos. 1.282, 2.386, 3.465 in our Bibliography and Codd. Mus. Brit. Harleiani 1771 & 6322 at "Examples from the Scribe" in Online Resources.

Fol. 128  De Dialectis.  Incipit, «Λῆρον ληρεῖς, ἀττικὸν τὸ σχῆμα, μανίαν μαίνῃ».

268r/283r-283v  Psellus, Ad discipulos (88): Iter Psellianum no. 604 (THE.62; pp. 178sq.).  See Moore (p. 179) for the order.  Cf. Bodleianus Auct. T.I.I, p. 444.

284r-285r  Psellus, Ad Discipulos rogantes (5-9): Iter Psellianum no. 614 (THE.72).

288r-290v  Chrysostom, Homily on the Epistle to the Romans (Codices Chrysostomi Graeci no. 207).

333r-333v  Psellus or Pseudo-Psellus, Letter (Iter Psellian no. 1050 (CET.DISC.31)).

Repertorium Nazianzenum (see Bibliography) Vol. 2, no. 101.

For detailed list of contents, see Coxe's entry in the Bibliography, where Barbour & Wilson make the following changes:

§59 (fol. 179)  They add "pr. G. Morgan Κρητικὰ Χρονικά 8.1954.71".
§71 (fol. 247)  They strike "in quo auctor invehitur contra Andronicum, ut videtur, Imperatorem CPolitanum, etc." and replace it with "Synesius; ep. 57, Hercher p. 664".

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).