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MS. Barocci 96

Summary Catalogue no.: 96

Gregorius Nazianzenus, Menologion Palimpsest: A 13th cent., B 11th cent.

Physical Description

Composite: A, B
Additions: fols. 164v–165v, 13th or early 14th cent., Homerus Α 1–120, symbol O1 in T.W. Allen, Homeri Ilias i, Oxford 1931, p. 29. fol. 166v, 14th cent., various etymological notes, beg. ἀμφίβληϲτρον ϲημαίνει τὸ δίκτυον παρὰ τὸ βάλλω. fol. 166v, 16th cent. note headed περὶ τοῦ κατενεγκεῖν φλέγμα ἐκ τῆϲ κεφαλῆϲ.

Binding

Binding of blind-stamped brown leather over wood, in late Byzantine style, 15th–16th cent., with hunting-scene stamps.

MS. Barocci 96 - Part 1 (upper text)

Contents

Language(s): Greek

A1. (fols. 1r–160r)
Gregorius Nazianzenus, poemata,

pr. PG 37 with paraphrase (as far as fol. 134v) of † Nicetas David, partly pr. PG 105. 577–82, 38. 681–841. The arrangement is:

A1a. (fols. 1r–24r)

1. 1. 1–6, 7–9.

A1b. (fols. 24r–38v)

1. 2. 9, 14–17.

A1c. (fol. 39rv)

2. 1. 2.

A1d. (fols. 39v–51v)

1. 2. 31, 37.

A1e. (fols. 51v–52v)

Anth. Pal. 8. 2–11b.

A1f. (fols. 52v–62v)

2. 1. 1.

A1g. (fols. 62v–82r)

1. 2. 1, 2, 5.

A1h. (fol. 82r)

1. 1. 27 (no heading in MS.)

A1i. (fols. 82r–97r)

2. 1. 45, 19, 17, 32, 42–3, 16, 13, 10.

A1j. (fols. 97r–102v)

1. 2. 14–17.

A1k. (fols. 102v–104v)

2. 1. 2, 46, 54, 85, 55 (ll. 1–12 only), 49, 81.

A1l. (fols. 104v–105r)

1. 2. 13.

A1m. (fols. 105r–106v)

2. 1. 87, 56, 92, 22, 73.

A1n. (fols. 106v–112v)

1. 1. 12, 14–15, 13, 19, 18, 20, 24, 23, 22, 26, 21, 25, 27.

A1o. (fols. 112v–129v)

2. 2. 1–2, 4–5, 3.

A1p. (fols. 129v–134r)

1. 2. 29.

A1q. (fols. 134rv)

Anth. Pal. 8. 2. 11b.

A1r. (fols. 134v–142r)

2. 1. 11.

A1s. (fols. 142r–145r)

1. 2. 33, 32 (ll. 1–32 only correspond with Migne’s text), 34.

A1t. (fols. 145r–146v)

2. 1. 14, 47. 39, 41, 40.

A1u. (fols. 146v–147v)

[blank in description]

A1v. (fol. 147v)

2. 1. 3, 67, 33, 7.

A1w. (fols. 147v–148v)

1. 2. 22, 27, 37, 35, 4, 6.

A1x. (fols. 148v–149v)

2. 1. 78, 62–3, 69, 24–6, 64, 58, 56, 65–6, 61, 59, 60, 76, 75, 61, 18, 8, 5, 6, 36, 37, 4, 9, 35, 31, 74, 52, 53.

A1y. (fol. 150r)

1. 2. 11.

A1z. (fol. 150r)

21. 29, 20.

A1aa. (fol. 150r)

epigram 192, pr. L. Muratori, Anecdota Graeca, Padua 1709.

A1bb. (fol. 150r)

2. 1. 89, ll. 1–34.

A1cc. (fol. 150r)
Prayer
Incipit: φεῦ καὶ κρίϲιν δέδοικα καὶ ποθῶ λύϲιν.
A1dd. (fols. 150r–151v)

2. 1. 11, ll. 1597–1916.

A1ee. (fols. 151v–155r)

1. 2. 10, ll. 184–700, 767–998.

A1ff. (fol. 155r)
carmen?

pr. PG 37. 727, line 2.

A1gg. (fol. 115v)

1. 1. 16, 11.

A1hh. (fol. 155v)

epigram 208, ll. 1–4

A1ii. (fol. 155v)

2. 2. 10, 20 (ll. 1–4)

A1jj. (fol. 155v)

epigrams 202, 207, 203 (ll. 1–6).

A1kk. (fol. 155v)

2. 1. 82.

A1ll. (fol. 155v)

unidentified

Incipit: οἴμοι ἐγὼ τί δή με.
A1mm. (fol. 155v)

epigrams 204 ll. 1–6, 211 ll. 1–2, 226.

A1nn. (fols. 155v–157r)

1. 2. 8.

A1oo. (fol. 157r)

unidentified

Incipit: τὸν τυμβοφόντην τῶν τάφων ἀλάϲτορα.
A1pp. (fols. 157r–158r)

2. 1. 30, 88.

A1qq. (fols. 158r–159v)

2. 2. 8 (assigned by the MS. to Amphilochius).

A1rr. (fol. 159v)

unidentified

Incipit: οὐ λέξιϲ λοχόων με.
A1ss. (fols. 159v–160r)

1. 2. 12.

A1tt. (fol. 160r)

2. 1. 82, 27, 84, 28.

A2. (fol. 160rv)
⟨Leon Magister Choerosphactes⟩ , carmen de thermis,

ll. 1–172, pr. PG 86. 2263–8.

A3. (fol. 160v)
Sophronius, iambi,

pr. PG 873. 3421.

A4. (fol. 160v)
Seneca Iatrosophista, iambi,

pr. PG 873. 3421.

A6. (fols. 162v–164v)
Φιλιππικῶν ῥητορικαὶ λέξειϲ
Incipit: λόγου πρώτου· τὸ μέλλον· τὸ γενόμενον
Explicit: ϲυντρίβεται· δυϲκόλωϲ ἔχεται

This is a glossary of words in 10 Demosthenic orations.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 167 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 213 × 70 mm.
Foliation: foliated (i), 1–166, (167).

Collation

(fol. 1) i–xx 8, (fol. 161) xxi 8 (6, 8 canc.). Quires numbered on top and/or bottom right corner of first recto and bottom left or right of last verso.

Layout

Ruling: usually 2 columns (but 3 on fols. 134v–160r and 6 on fol. 160rv) of 35–40 lines. The ruling of the earlier book (B) was used again. 155 × 90–110 mm.

Hand(s)

One small hand full of abbreviations.

Decoration

Rubrication: simple penwork ornament.

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Barocci 96 - Part 2 (lower text)

Contents

(fols. 1–166v)
Menologion for January

The contents are analysed by H. Delehaye, Analecta Bollandiana lv (1937), pp. 70–4, Ehrhard i, pp. 554–6.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: At least
Dimensions (leaf): 343 × 213 mm.

Layout

Ruling: 2 columns of 30 lines. Ruling type similar to Leroy 44C2. 250 × 156 mm.

Hand(s)

Probably one scribe.

History

Origin: 11th century

Additional Information

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).

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