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MS. Barocci 73

Summary Catalogue no.: 73

Demosthenes 14th cent.


(fols. 1r–262v)
⟨Demosthenes⟩, Orationes
1a. (fols. 1r–6v, 23rv, 7r–47v)
in Meidiam

with Libanius’ hypothesis on fol. 1rv.

Language(s): Greek
1b. (fols. 47v–92r)
in Aristocratem

with hypothesis on fols. 47v–48r.

Language(s): Greek
1c. (fols. 92r–141r)
in Timocratem

with hypothesis on fol. 92rv.

Language(s): Greek
1d. (fols. 141r–162r)
in Arisogeitonem

i, with hypothesis on fols. 141r–142v.

Language(s): Greek
1e. (fols. 162r–167v)
in Aristogeitonem


Language(s): Greek
1f. (fols. 167v–197v)
in Neaeram

with hypothesis on fol. 167v.

Language(s): Greek
1g. (fols. 197v–209v)
Language(s): Greek
1h. (fols. 210r–217v)
Language(s): Greek
1i. (fols. 217v–223v)
de foedere Alexandreo

with hypothesis on fols. 217v–218r.

Language(s): Greek
1j. (fols. 224r–229v)
adversus Zenothemin
Language(s): Greek
1k. (fols. 230r–237r)
adversus Apaturium
Language(s): Greek
1l. (fols. 237v–247r)
adversus Phormionem
Language(s): Greek
1m. (fols. 247v–255v)
adversus Laeriti exceptionem
Language(s): Greek
1n. (fols. 255v–258r)
ep. i de concordia
Language(s): Greek
1o. (fols. 258v–262v)
adversus Nausimachym et Xenopeithem,

breaking off at § 28, ἡμεῖϲ ὑμῶν ἁπάντων.

Language(s): Greek
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, watermarked with various designs (cf. inter alia Mošin–Trajlić nos. 2669 (AD 1340–2) and 1594 (AD 1356)).
Extent: i + 263 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 140 mm.
Foliation: Foliated (i), 1–262, (263).


(fols. 1–6, 23) i 8 (1 missing), (fols. 7–22) ii–iii 8, (fol. 24) iv–xxxii 8, (fol. 256) xxxiii 8 (8 missing). Some quires numbered on bottom of centre margin on last verso.


Ruling: 24 lines. 150 × 80 mm.


One scribe, who wrote a different style of hand on fol. 114r.


Rubrication: titles and initials in faded red.

Additions: Glosses, variants and marginalia. On fols. 8v and 209r there is a note on πλημελεῖν: ὁ μὲν Θεϲϲαλονίκηϲ οὕτω γράφει δι’ ἑνὸϲ /μ/.


Origin: 14th century

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.