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Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, gr. 39


Additional Information

  • Appr. Date: 13th c. (13th c.)
  • Genres: Varia
  • Illustrations: No


BnF Ancien Fonds: Codex parisinus græcus 39 (Regius 3441). Bombycine paper, thirteenth century, 251 folios (counting even the most badly mutilated one at the end).  Miscellany of Christian and classical works: Lucian, Procopius, Philostratus, Nazianzen, Empedocles, Evagrius & Nilus (pensées on the seven vices), Sophocles & Æschylus, Manuel Holobolus, an orison for rain, etc.

For details, see Omont in our Bibliography and our Online Resources (where we give links to two scans, one at Google Books and one at the National Library).  Our link "BnF" goes to the Library's record for this manuscript.

Fols. 137v-138r and 139r-140r.  Fragment of Psellus or Pseudo-Psellus's "Timothy, or On Dæmons" («ὁ περὶ δαιμόνων λόγος», incipit «Χρόνιος, ὦ Θρᾷξ, ἐπὶ τὸ Βυζάντιον ἀπαντᾷς;») = Iter Psellianum no. 711 (THE.168)).