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MS. Barocci 24

Summary Catalogue no.: 24

Ioannes Tzetzes Late 13th/early 14th cent.


(fols. 1r–199r)
Ioannes Tzetzes, Allegoriae Iliadis,

pr. J.F. Boissonade, Paris 1851; this MS. begins at l. 30 of the prolegomena.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Oriental paper.
Extent: ii + 201 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 175 × 120 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 135 × 90 mm.
Foliation: Foliated (i–ii), 1–199, (200–1).


(fol. 1) i 8 (1 missing), (fol. 8) ii–xxv 8. Quires numbered on top right corner of first recto.


Ruling 16 lines, ruling type Leroy 00D1.


Text written by one hand of the scholarly type.


Rubrication: simple penwork ornament.

Additions: Occasional marginalia by the scribe, others in Greek and Latin by 15th cent. Italian hand.


Binding of blind-stamped brown leather, 18th cent. (?)


Origin: Late 13th/early 14th cent.

Record Sources

Description by Nigel Wilson, c. 1970. Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969).


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.