A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Barocci 10

Summary Catalogue no.: 10

Miscellany A, B, D 15th cent., C 14th cent.

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 3-65 || fols. 66-69 || fols. 70-149 || fols. 160-237
Support: Western paper (except 1–2).
Extent: ii + 240 leaves.
Foliation: Foliated (i–ii), (1–2), 3–149, 160–173, 174ab, 175–236, (237), (238–40).
Additions: Flyleaves: fols. 1–2, parchment leaves from a liturgical book, 13th cent.

Binding

Binding of blind-stamped brown leather, 17th–18th cent.

MS. Barocci 10 - Part A (fols. 3-65)

Contents

1. (fols. 3r–25v)
⟨‡Athanasius ep. Alexandrinus⟩ (MS. Ioannes Damascenus) quaestiones de fide,

pr. PG 28. 773–96; some parts diverge considerably from the printed text.

Language(s): Greek
2. (fols. 26r–64v)
Gennadius ep. Bulgariae, de processione S. Spiritus
Incipit: οἱ περὶ θεοῦ λόγοι
Explicit: τίϲ κοινωνία φωτὶ πρὸϲ ϲκότοϲ, φηϲὶν ὁ θεῖοϲ ἀπόϲτολοϲ
(text also found in MS. Munich gr. 256). —fol. 65r blank, fol. 65v later notes.
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper. Watermark not identifiable.
Dimensions (leaf): 150 × 105 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 90 × 55 mm.

Collation

(fol. 3) i 8, (fol. 11) ii 8 (4 canc.), (fol. 18) iii–vi 8, (fol. 50) remainder uncertain. Quires usually numbered on top right of first recto.

Layout

Ruling: 14 lines.

Hand(s)

One scribe.

Decoration

Rubrication: titles, initials and headings in faded carmine.

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Barocci 10 - Part B (fols. 66-9)

Contents

(fols. 66r–69r)
⟨Leo Imperator⟩ , οἰακιϲτικὴ ψυχῶν ὑποτύπωϲιϲ,

pr. A. Papadopoulos-Kerameus, Varia sacra graeca, St. Petersburg 1909, pp. 213 ff.; breaks off at p. 215 l. 33 εἰϲ ὕψοϲ ἀ[νελθὼν. —fol. 69v pentrials.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper. Watermark not identifiable.
Dimensions (leaf): 150 × 105 mm.

Collation

Layout

Ruling: 20 lines. 100 × 70 mm.

Hand(s)

One scribe.

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Barocci 10 - Part C (fols. 70-149)

Contents

1. (fols. 70r–129v)
⟨‡ Eustathius Antiochenus⟩ , commentarius in Hexaemeron,

incomplete at beginning, pr. PG 18. 716 B 11 ἔχον]τεϲ μνημονεύομεν – 793.

Language(s): Greek
2. (fols. 130r–137r)
⟨‡ Hippocrates⟩ , epistola ad regem Ptolemaeum de sanitate tuenda,

pr. J.F. Boissonade, Anecdota Graeca, vol. iii (Paris 1831), pp. 422–8; this MS. has a longer and divergent text.

Language(s): Greek
3. (fols. 137r–148r)
Basilius Imperator, ad filium suum Leonem capita paraenetica,

pr. PG 107. XXI ff.; this MS. has numerous omissions and variations, and owing to the loss of the leaf after 139 there is a lacuna between XXIV D 6 κεκτημένουϲ αὐτὸν and XXVIII A 8 ἀλλ’ ἐκ φύϲεωϲ.

Language(s): Greek
4. (fols. 148r–149v)
Ioannes Damascenus (?), letter
Incipit: ὁ ἄνθρωπόϲ ἐϲτιν ζῶον λογικὸν θνητὸν

breaks off incomplete χολὴ ἡ ξανθή ἐϲτιν θερμὴ καὶ ….

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper. Watermark similar to design 3356 in Mošin–Traljić (AD 1334).
Dimensions (leaf): 150 × 105 mm.

Collation

(fol. 70) i missing, ii–viii 8, (fol. 126) ix 4, (fol. 130) remainder uncertain, but one leaf has fallen out between fols. 139 and 140. Quires numbered in lower centre margin of first recto and last verso.

Layout

Ruling: 16-21 lines. 100 × 70 mm.

Hand(s)

Two scribes, A fols. 71r–74r and part of fol. 136v (a scholar’s hand which looks rather earlier than the date hinted at by the watermarks), B fols. 74v–149v.

Decoration

Rubrication: titles, headings and initials in vermilion.

History

Origin: 14th cent.

MS. Barocci 10 - Part D (fols. 160-237)

Contents

1. (fols. 160r–169r)
Orthographical treatise
Rubric: περὶ ἀντιϲτοιχίων
Incipit: ἁγνὸϲ ὁ καθαρόϲ
Explicit: ὀψωνήϲαντεϲ δὲ μικρόν

Cf. MS. Barocci 48 fols. 20 ff.

Language(s): Greek
2. (fols. 169r–181r)
Orthographical treatise
Rubric: ἀρχὴ ϲὺν Θεῷ· ἀπὸ τῆϲ γραμματικῆϲ μεθόδου εἴδηϲιϲ μερικὴ περὶ ὀρθογραφίαϲ
Incipit: ἰϲτέον ὅτι τὸ /α/ δαϲύνεται
Explicit: τῆϲ αὐτῆϲ προϲῳδίαϲ

Cf. MS. Barocci 48 fols. 22v ff.

Language(s): Greek
3. (fols. 181v–232v)
Theological miscellany (with occasional items of different character).
Language(s): Greek
4. (fols. 233r–236v)
⟨‡ Athanasius ep. Alexandrinus⟩

MS. Ioannes Damascenus

Quaestiones de fide,

pr. PG 28. 773 ff., breaking off at 777 A 12 οὐδεὶϲ ἑώρακε.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper.
Dimensions (leaf): 150 × 105 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 110 × 70 mm.

Collation

(fol. 160) i–ix 8, (fol. 231) x 6; fol. 237 is an addition. Quires numbered at various points on the first recto and/or last verso.

Layout

15–22 lines.

Hand(s)

Probably one scribe, rather variable hand.

Decoration

Rubrication: titles and initials mainly in faded red: headpieces of simple penwork ornament on fols. 160r, 169r.

History

Origin: 15th cent.

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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