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MS. Barocci 62

Summary Catalogue no.: 62

Pindar; c. 1500


Language(s): Greek

1. (fols. 1r-2v; 3r blank)
Vita Pindari, with epitaph

Vita Thomana attributed to Thomas Magister, cf. A. B. Drachmann, Scholia vetera in Pindari carmina, vol. 1., Leipzig, 1903 (repr. Amsterdam: Hakkert, 1969), pp. 4.9–7.13, . Epitaph, cf. J. Abel, Scholia recentia in Pindari Epinicia (1891), 39n.

2. (fols. 3v-98v)
Scholia recentia in Olympia

Marginal and interlinear: J. Abel, Scholia recentia in Pindari Epinicia (1891), this manuscript siglum b

3. (fols. 99r-198r)
Pindar, Pythia
4. (fols. 198v-212v)
Pindar, Nemea I-III

Fols. 213r-218v blank.

Identified by J. Irigoin as deriving from an enlarged version of Manuel Moschopoulus's edition, containing Moschopoulus commented edition of the Olympia supplemented by the uncommented texts of Pythia and Nemea I-III (Histoire du texte de Pindare (Paris, 1952), 390–4)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Script attributed to Andreas Donus (RGK I, no. 14).


Origin: c. 1500 (watermarks include version of Br. 3456, 1499–1501)

Record Sources

Description adapted (August 2020) 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. Dating by Nigel Wilson, 2012.


Last Substantive Revision

2020-08-04: Description revised with reference to published literature.