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Berlin, Staatsbibliothek - Preussischer Kulturbesitz, ms. Gr. 56 (Phillipps 1460)

Additional Information

  • Acquired: donated by the estate of L.G. Westerink
  • Film: 35mm Black-and-white Negative


Westerink’s box:

Deutsche Staatsbibliothek (Berlin).
Gr. 56 (Phill. 1460) Part III (2 ff.)
Psellus, Vss. de Lit.

For the title, see the ms. description.

A single, thin horizontal line runs through the second page with writing, affecting but not obliterating one line of text. This appears to be a fold in the manuscript, rather than a problem with the photograph, but it is difficult to say without autopsy of the former. The third page is disfigured by a few smallish white dots, which however only seriously affect a few letters. Overall, the film is quite clear and legible, esp. considering the smallness of the writing.