MS. Holkham misc. 4
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
translated by Burgundio of Pisa .
With a few marginal glosses, and some words omitted in the text are supplied in the margin, together with a few corrections of the translation (e.g. fols. 44r, 63r, 73v).
22-26 lines per page. Frame ruling.
Written in a poor humanistic hand
Gold initials on blue, green, and rose grounds with partial borders of leaf and flower design at the beginning of books (fols. 1r, 18r, 48r, 88r). Other initials in plain blue. (P&A ii. 319)
19th-century polished brown leather; the Coke crest in gilt on the upper cover; the spine lettered in gilt 'JOHANNES | DANASCENI | ORTHODOX | FIDEI || A | BURGUNDO | JUDICE | TRAD. || MS. | SÆC. XV.
Provenance and Acquisition
Inscribed 'Ego magister paulus de monelia sacri apostolici palacii magister do licenciam ut presens opus iohannis damasceni imprimatur in cuius testimonium manu propria hic me subscripsi 1495 die 2o julii' (fol. 121r); the edition was apparently not published.
Bernardo Trevisan , Venice (?) (Hassall, 1970, 24 n. 11).
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.