Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, mss. Vat. gr. 161, Vat. gr. 672

Additional Information

  • Acquired: purchased by library
  • Film: 35mm Black-and-white Positive


Note on the box:
"Rome. Vatican.
Vat. gr. 161 (ff. 1-380v)
672 (ff. 79-102v)."

First roll of film is negative (containing ms Vat. gr. 672 ff. 79r-102r), the rest is positive.
At the beginning of each roll: Library ID slip of Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana. The first one (before ms Vat. gr. 672 has a date "28 Gen. 1971 24); the second one (before ms. Vat. gr. 161 has two marks: "D.F." on top and "P. I" [=part 1] next to the ms shelf mark; the third one has "D.F." and "P. II".

A paper note (2 leafs) inside the box.
On the back: "For Tim Miller."
P. 1:
"cod. Vat. gr. 672
fol. 85 - Palace, Cp.
87v Emperor Basil [II] son of Romanos
88 patriarch
91v Emperor Basil, monastery of Stoudios.
Ἀλέχιος [sic] sent as envoy.
92 Emperor.
92v soldiers, ships
97v Constantine Monomachos
98 Wrote letter to emperor.
I spoke with the man.
99 imperial court."

P. 2:
"fol 102 - I was in touch with him?
text ends?
something missing -
fol 102v Τοῦ αὐτοῦ πρὸς τοὺς βασκαίνοντας αὐτῷ
same hand
fol. 110v Τοῦ αὐτοῦ ἐγκώμιον εἰς τὸν οἶκον (?)."
Tim Miller identified the hand as George Dennis'.

On a paper protective tape:
Vat. gr. 672 ff. 79-102
encomium Nicolai monachi.
qui in Olympis monasterio τῆς ὡραίας πηγῆς
praeses fuerat.
- 161 I-II (f. 1-380v)"