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MS. Barocci 182

Summary Catalogue no.: 182


John Malalas, Chronicle (imperfect)

Missing 9 folios at the beginning (bk. 1 and the opening three words of bk. 2), one folio after fol. 49, two folios after fol. 318, and two folios at the end after fol. 322 (XVIII.145) (Jeffreys et al., 1986, xxxii). 'As well as these lacunas, the ms is plainly abbreviating Malalas's text, especially towards the end' (ibid.).

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 322 folios


Origin: 11th century, late, or 12th century, early

Provenance and Acquisition

Date: see Jeffreys, 1990, 245–6.

Francesco Barozzi (1537–1604)

Iacopo Barozzi of Venice (1562–1617)

The collection brought to England by Henry Featherstone in 1628; purchased in 1629 by William Herbert, 3rd earl of Pembroke, Chancellor of Oxford University

By him presented through archbishiop Laud to the University in May that year.

Record Sources

Description adapted from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Greek Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues I, repr. 1969, with corrections, from the ed. of 1853), with additional reference to published literature as cited.


Last Substantive Revision

2020-07-09: Description revised with reference to published literature as cited.