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MS. Barocci 116

Summary Catalogue no.: 116

Grammatici Graeci A 15th cent. B, C late 13th–early 14th cent.D early 14th cent.

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-9 || fols. 10-51 || fols. 52-210 || fols. 211-226
Extent: ii + 229 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 220 × 140 mm.
Foliation: Foliated (i–ii), 1–226, (227–9).

Binding

Binding modern.

MS. Barocci 116 - Part A (fols. 1-9)

Contents

1. (fols. 1r–7v)
⟨Aristides⟩ , oratio,

35 K (= 9 D).

Language(s): Greek
2. (fols. 7v–8r)
⟨Lucianus⟩ , encomium patriae,

breaks off at § 9 ὅϲῳ πλεῖον τοῦ φρονεῖν ἢ τοῖϲ νέοιϲ μέτεϲτι.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper, watermarked, cp. Briquet no. 3689, = AD 1463–7.

Collation

Collation uncertain.

Layout

Ruling: 23 lines. 155 × 90 mm.

Hand(s)

One scribe.

Decoration

Rubrication: faded ornamental initial on fol. 1r.

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Barocci 116 - Part B (fols. 10-51)

Contents

Language(s): Greek

1. (fols. 10r–20v)
⟨Heliodorus⟩ , Commentary on Dionysius Thrax,

pr. A. Hilgard, Scholia in Dionysii Thracis artem grammaticam, = Grammatici graeci I. 3, Leipzig 1901, pp. 67–106, using this MS., symbol O. Fol. 10 is damaged.

2. (fols. 21r–27r)
Porphyrius, περὶ προϲῳδίαϲ,

pr. ibid., pp. 128–50; symbol O for this MS.

3. (fol. 27rv)
Georgius Choeroboscus, περὶ προϲῳδιῶν,

pr. ibid., pp. 124–8; symbol O for this MS.

4. (fols. 27v–40v)
Commentary on Dionysius Thrax (no title in MS.); see Hilgard, op. cit., pp. xi, xxvi–xxviii.
5. (fols. 41r–42v)
†Theodosius, περὶ ὅρου,

pr. ibid., pp. 2. 20–7. 29; symbol O for this MS.

6. (fol. 42v)
γένοϲ Διονυϲίου τοῦ Θρᾳκὸϲ κτλ.,

pr. ibid., pp. 158. 17– 159. 5; symbol O for this MS.

7. (fols. 42v–43r)
περὶ τοῦ πῶϲ ϲυνέϲτη ὁ ἀλφάβητοϲ,

pr. ibid., pp. 320 ll. 8–30; symbol O for this MS.

8. (fol. 43rv)
προλεγόμενα τῆϲ τέχνηϲ Διονυϲίου,

pr. ibid., pp. 7. 30–10. 19; symbol O for this MS.

9. (fols. 43v–44r)
περὶ τοῦ πῶϲ ϲυνέϲτη ὁ ἀλφάβητοϲ (abridged continuation)
Incipit: οὕτω δεῖ γράφειν καὶ τονοῦν τὰ τῶν Ἑλλήνων ϲτοιχεῖα
Explicit: ω φωνῆεν μακρὸν καὶ προτακτικὸν τοῦ ι καὶ τοῦ υ.

Cp. Hilgard, op. cit., pp. 320–3.

10. (fols. 44r–48v)
Dionysius Thrax
10a. (fol. 44r)
περὶ προϲῳδίαϲ,

pr. G. Uhlig, Dionysii Thracis ars grammatica, = Grammatici graeci I. 1, Leipzig 1883, pp. 105–14.

10b. (fol. 44rv)
περὶ τέχνηϲ,

pr. ibid., pp. 115–17.

10c. (fols. 44v–47r)
περὶ γραμματικῆϲ,

pr. ibid., pp. 5–100.

10d. (fols. 47r–48v)
περὶ τόνου περιϲπωμένου,

partly pr. I. Bekker, Anecdota Graeca vol. iii, Berlin 1821, pp. 1159–61.

11. (fols. 48v–49r)
⟨Theodosius⟩ , περὶ ὀρθογραφίαϲ,

pr. I. Bekker, ibid., pp. 1127–8.

12. (fols. 49rv)
περὶ ποιότητοϲ
Incipit: τὸ ϲμίλιον, ϲμύρνα, ϲβέϲαι
Explicit: , ϲυζυγία, ϲυζητῶ καὶ τὰ ὅμοια
13. (fols. 49v–50r)
περὶ ποϲότητοϲ
Incipit: τὰ εἰϲ ‑ων ϲυγκριτικὰ διϲύλλαβα
Explicit: χερείων χείριϲτοϲ
14. (fol. 50rv)
περὶ πνεύματων
Incipit: πᾶν φωνῆεν πρὸ τοῦ .. ψιλοῦται
Explicit: τὸ φλογίζω καὶ φωτίζω
15. (fols. 50v–51r)
περὶ τῶν δαϲυνομένων
Incipit: τὸ υ πάϲηϲ λέξεωϲ ἀρχόμενον
Explicit: ἀττικοὶ ἐκτείνουϲιν
16. (fol. 51r)
περὶ ἐγκλινουμένων
Incipit: ὅτι ἐν ὀνόμαϲι καὶ ἐν ἀντωνυμίαιϲ

breaks off incomplete τοῦ κανόνοϲ λέγοντοϲ.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper

Collation

Collation uncertain, but some leaves are missing from the beginning.

Layout

Ruling: 30–34 lines. Fol. 51v is blank. 195 × 125 mm.

Hand(s)

One hand of the scholarly type; on fols. 37–40 the script is very large and well spaced, but this is probably not another scribe’s work.

Decoration

Rubrication: carmine initials, simple penwork ornament.

Additions: Occasional marginalia, 15th cent., and in another hand, which may be that of part D

History

Origin: 13th century, late - 14th century, early

MS. Barocci 116 - Part C (fols. 52-210)

Contents

Georgius Choeroboscus , Scholia on Theodosius' canons,

pr. A. Hilgard, Leipzig 1889, = Grammatici graeci 4. 2, using this MS., symbol O, see pp. cx–cxii of vol. ii. On fol. 52r there is a short note preceding the main text, concerning the ὀκτὼ μέρη λόγων, approximately = Σχ, vol. i, p. 104. 26–33.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper

Collation

(fol. 52) i 7 leaves, (fol. 59) ii 16, (fol. 75) iii 12, (fol. 87) iv 10, (fol. 97) v 8, (fol. 105) vi–xii 10, (fol. 175) xiii 7 leaves, (fol. 182) xiv 10, (fol. 192) xv 8, (fol. 200) xvi 10. Some quires are numbered in the top right hand corner of first recto.

Layout

Ruling: 26 lines. 175 × 105 mm. Fols. 209v–210r blank.

Hand(s)

Two scholarly hands, A: fols. 52r–165r, 174r–209r, B: fols. 165r–174r.

Decoration

Rubrication: carmine initials, simple penwork ornament.

Additions: Occasional notes and supplements to damaged folios (e.g. fol. 192) by 15th cent. hand, also another which may be that of part D.—Fol. 210v: part of the draft (?) of a short congratulatory address, the top lines of which have been cut away.

History

Origin: 13th century, late - 14th century, early

MS. Barocci 116 - Part D (fols. 211-26)

Contents

1. (fols. 211r–212r)
Ioannes Grammaticus, περὶ διαλέκτων,

excerpts, pr. Aldus Manutius, Thesaurus cornu copiae et horti Adonidis, Venice 1496, fols. 235r–236v.

Language(s): Greek
2. (fols. 212r–220v)
ἑτέρωϲ περὶ διαλέκτων

pr. ibid., fols. 236v–245v.

Language(s): Greek
3. (fol. 220v)
note
Incipit: τρόποι διωνυμίαϲ παρὰ τῷ ποιητῇ τέϲϲαρεϲ

pr. A. Hilgard, Scholia in Dionysii Thracis artem grammaticam, = Grammatici graeci 1. 3, Leipzig 1901, pp. 273. 23–238. 6.

Language(s): Greek
4. (fols. 220v–223r)
περὶ βαρβαριϲμοῦ, περὶ ϲολοικιϲμοῦ, various chapters,

pr. L.C. Valckenaer, Ammonius, 1822 edition, pp. 176–87.

Language(s): Greek
5. (fols. 223r–225v)
Georgius Choeroboscus, περὶ τρόπων,

pr. C. Walz, Rhetores graeci, vol. viii, Stuttgart 1835, here lacking the initial paragraph and the παραπλήρωμα, pp. 803–18.

Language(s): Greek
6. (fols. 225v–226r)
πάθη λέξεων κζʹ,

pr. J.Fr. Boissonade, Anecdota graeca iii, Paris 1831, pp. 321–2.

Language(s): Greek
7. (fol. 226rv)
περὶ εἰδῶν ἀναγνώϲεωϲ· εἰϲὶ δὲ μʹ
Incipit: τίϲ ὁ λέγων· τὸν δ’ ἀπαμειβόμενοϲ
Explicit: πλάϲματι καὶ ἱϲτορίᾳ
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Western paper, watermarked, cp. Mošin–Trajlić no. 3552, = AD 1318.

Collation

1–28

Layout

Ruling: 36 lines. 190 × 100 mm.

Hand(s)

One scholarly hand.

Decoration

Rubrication: simple penwork ornament.

History

Origin: 14th century, early

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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