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London, British Library, ms. Add. 18231

Manuscript Pages

Additional Information

  • Acquired: donated by the estate of Ihor Ševčenko
  • Film: 35mm Black-and-white Positive


Ševčenko’s box:

83 18231
Dionysii Areopagitae Opera;
Gregorii Nazienzeni Orationes
Ms. has 322 folios;
tables of contents in Greek, Italian
flyleaf dated February 23, 1712 (date ms left Italy?)

Library label (photograph, first image on film):

British Museum
Department: Manuscripts
Catalogue: Add. 18,231
Order: Sch. 23985
Author: —
Title: Dionysii Areopagitae Opera, Gregorii Nazienzeni Orationes.
Place & Date of Origin: —

A photographer’s note (an image towards the beginning of the film) reads, “This volume has a very tight binding and[,] while every effort has been made to reproduce the centres, force would result in damage.” For the most part the gutters come through in full, with a few exceptions (ex. gr. the tiny marginal notes on 111r-113r).

Sometimes slightly faded (ex. gr. 21r, 33r) but legible.