MS. Barocci 30
Summary Catalogue no.: 30
A, B late 13th or early 14th cent.
Binding of blind-stamped brown leather over wood, late Byzantine style with Greek spine, 15th–16th cent.; hunting-scene stamps; clasps missing.
Provenance and Acquisition
fol. 1r, obscured by a stain Δημητρίου τοῦ δε.ου ἐξ ι........., 16th cent. (?)
fol. 110r ἐμενα του μανουϲοτου καρϲι.με τουτο το χαρτη, 16th cent. (?)
fol. 110v ego Ioanes Zune (?) ......, 16th cent. (?)
fol. 110v ὁμολογο ἐγο ὁ μαϲτὸ νικολ.ϲ ὁ γλιγοριτζιϲ οτι επεριλαβα απο τον κριϲταλὶν και απο τον κυρ τζανὶν ζα.. ὑπερπερα ρ, 16th cent. (?)
MS. Barocci 30 - Part A (fols. 1r-28v)
pr. A. Busse, Commentaria in Aristotelem graeca, vol. iv, part iii, Berlin 1891; from p. 33 l. 24 τετύχηκε τάξεωϲ as far as p. 115 l. 3 κατὰ πλειόνων κατηγορεῖϲθαι. The scribe omitted p. 49 l. 2 ἐμποιήϲει – p. 51 l. 5 ἴϲαϲ. Generally Porphyry’s text is written as lemmata, but fols. 15v–19r, 27r–28v are fully occupied by continuous sections of Porphyry.
Ruling: up to 31 lines.
Text written by one hand of the scholarly type, rather variable in size and appearance but mostly very small. Occasional marginalia by the scribe and a later owner.
MS. Barocci 30 - Part B (fols. 29-106)
beginning missing, first surviving words ἡμῖν ἔϲται ἐκ τούτων ὄφελοϲ
ed. C. Rapp, BZ 81 (1998), 12-28
After the definitions follow a series of excerpts assigned to their authors:
pr. A. Gallandi, Bibliotheca veterum patrum, Venice 1765–81, vol. xiii, pp. 196–7.
pr. Mansi, Collectio conciliorum, vol. xii, cols. 1135C1–1146C8.
pr. PG 89. 1405–8.
pr. Mansi, Collectio conciliorum, vol. xiii, col. 317.
1–18, 20, 19
This is a different recension of the text pr. PG 89. 311 ff.; it breaks off at q. 20, cp. PG 89. 528C9–10.
On fol. 65r another section beg. ἱϲτορεῖ τοίνυν ἡ πρώτη τῶν βαϲιλειῶν.
Very brief sections pr. J.A. Cramer, Anecdota Oxoniensia, vol. iv, Oxford 1837, pp. 243–6, from this MS. The scribe left two lacunae on fol. 68r, as if his lacuna were damaged.
with the introductory letter and προθεωρία, pr. PG 89. 1421 ff. A leaf lost from between fols. 92 and 93 contained 1588B7 περὶ τοῦ μὴ ϲκανδαλίζειν as far as 1593C4 μοι κακά: probably ten leaves lost from between 100 and 101 contained 1657B14 προϲτάττει ἡμῖν as far as 1749C3 ὄλεθροϲ ἐφίϲταται. Breaks off at c. 116, 1796C4 ἀδικίαν ἐμίϲηϲα.
Ruling: up to 53 lines.
Text written by one scholarly hand, consistent in appearance, one of the smallest ever seen by the compiler.
Rubrication: headings and initials vermilion or blue: ornamental headpieces and simple penwork ornament.
Ornamental headpieces, decorated initials. (Hutter iii. 134, Abb. 496-7)