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MS. Barocci 4

Summary Catalogue no.: 4

Diktyon no.: 47290

Libanius Middle 14th cent.

Contents

Language(s): Greek

1. (fols. 1r–5v, 7rv, 8rv, 6rv, 9r–210v)
Libanius, epistularum collectio Lacapeniana,

pr. R. Foerster, Leipzig 1921–2, vols. x–xi, using this MS., symbol Baroc. The order is: 1. 617. 499. 325. 327. 331. 333. 352. 197. 314. 1058. 872. 693. 696. 699. 700. 1041. 711. (MS. title τῷ αὐτῷ, i.e. Ἡϲυχίῳ). 746. 754. 780. 509. 511. 515. 923. 1039. 797. 969. 838. 844. 847. 851. 857. 901. 892. 103. 109. 114. 119. 121. 122. 123. 125. 127. 136. 137. 143. 131. 150. 163. 167. 173. 175. 182. 184. 192. 195. 210. 221. 224. 226. 237. 238. 239. 245. 247. 248. 253. 255. 256. 282. 298. 299. 301. 332. 345. 348. 72. 1330 (MS. title Ἀκακίῳ). 1155. 1257. 1340. 1288. 323. 947. 956. 957. 410. 1231. 1233. 1232. 1228. 1202. 1171. 1158. 1134. 1153. 1173. 1168. 1170. 1147. 1195. 1203. 964. 972. 1016. 1048. 1080. 1081. 1010. 1006. 1004. 995. 965. 962. 945. 911. 909. 907. 819. 763. 809. 810. 804. 802. 796. 756. 735. 732. 731. 694. 741. 663. 659. 651. 650. 571. 561. 558. 552. 528. 503. 408. 405. 399. 390. 386. 371. 379. 374. 364. 362. 283. 274. 128. 97. 98. 95. 86. 89. 65. 61. 58. 46. 49. 37. 33. 26. 38. 383. 1110. 999. 1026. 1063. 1064. 80. 81. 578. 19. 636. 391. 369. 389. 432. 436. 441. 442. 476. 473. 481. 493. 495. 1119. 1120. 1127. 1130. 1145. 1154. 1184. 1157. 1189. 1185. 1196. 1197. 1200. 1209. 1224. 1259. 1260. 1261. 1266. 1274. 1283. 1342. 1350. 1351. 1361. 1383. 1395. 1397. 1408. 1411. 1414. 1419. 1424. 1425. 1428. 1429. 1430. 1431. 1433. 1435. 1436. 1438. 1439. 1441. 1443. 1458. 1466. 1473. 1483. 1487. 1488. 1508. 1517. 1518. 1524. 1526. 1527. 1533. 1536. 1540. 773. 435. 501. epistulae Basilii et Libanii 1–2.

2. (fol. 211rv)
⟨Isidorus ep. Pelusiota⟩ , epistula 2. 42,

pr. PG 78. 484

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, Oriental and Western, some leaves watermarked (one design unidentified, the others may be no. 3356 in Mošin–Traljić (AD 1334), and no. 3588 ibid. (AD 1362)).
Extent: viii + 222 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 140 × 105 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 100 × 70 mm.
Foliation: Foliated (i–ii), (iii–viii), 1–215, (216–222); fols. i recto–vii recto and 212v–222v blank except for pentrials.

Collation

Collation of fols. 1–215: (fol. 1) i 8 (disordered), (fol. 9) ii–xiii 8, (fol. 105) xiv 7 leaves, (fol. 112) xv–xxvii 8. Quires numbered on bottom right corner of first recto (the numbers may be later additions).

Layout

Ruling not visible. Column of 14 lines by scribe A, 19 by B.

Hand(s)

Two scholarly hands. A: fols. 1r–8v, B: fols. 9r–211v. Copious glosses by A, a few marginalia by B. It is possible that the sheets written by A are a fragment of a separate book, which B made the beginning of his own text.

Decoration

Rubrication: a penwork heading on fol. 1r in brown and carmine; titles and initials in faded carmine or vermilion.

Additions: fol. 212r: a few lines of unidentified text in a hand similar to B, beg. ἦν ὅτε ἐγένοντο λόγοι, ending illegible.

Binding

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

History

Origin: Middle 14th cent.

Provenance and Acquisition

fols. viii recto and 211v: κτῆμα Γεωργίου κόμητοϲ τοῦ Κορινθίου .

Record Sources

Description by Nigel Wilson, c. 1970; previously described in the Summary and Quarto catalogues

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