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A collection of geographical, military, and other treatises, Written in the late 16th or early 17th century in the same hand as the 1st half of MS. Auct. E. 3. 16

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MS. Savile 8

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A collection of geographical, military, and other treatises:
  1. Fol. 1. Νικηϕόρου του̑ Βλεμμίδους γεωγραϕία συνοπτική, followed (fol. 14) by the same author's ε'τέρα ι'στορία ... προ'ς βασιλέα ο'ρθόδοξον. This MS. is not in Heisenberg's list, Nic. Blemm. curriculum vitae ..., p. lxii.
  2. Fol. 16. Περι' ϕωτός, πυρός, ϕωστήρων ... etc., (fol. 19v) περι' ου'ρανου̑, (fol. 21) του̑ αυ'του̑ περι' γη̑ς.
  3. Fol. 25. Γεωργίου του̑ Κωδίνου παρεκβολαι' ε'κ τη̑ς βίβλου του̑ χρονικου̑ περι' τω̑ν πατρίων τη̑ς Κωνσταντινουπόλεως (as in Migne, Patrol, gr. clvii, 435-611), followed (fol. 40) by τω̑ν α'πο' κτίσεως κοσμου̑ ε'τω̑ν μέχρι ... Κωνσταντίνον, κτλ.. (as in Migne, ib. 635-51), (fol. 46) by a versified list of patriarchs of Constantinople from Metrophanes to Isaiah, and (fol. 47) by a description of the church of St. Sophia (as in Migne, ib. 613-34). This MS., which in art. 3 resembles Paris. gr. 1726, is not in Preger's lists, Scriptores originum Constantinop.
  4. Fol. 55. 'Αθηναίου περι' μηχανημάτων.
  5. Fol. 63v. Βίτωνος κατασκευαι' πολεμικω̑ν ο'ργάνων. This MS. is not in Wescher's list, Poliorcétiques grecs, p. xliii.
  6. Fol. 69. 'Ιουλίου 'Αϕρικάνου πρός πολεμίων (!) παρασκευαί, i.e. the Κεστοί. This MS. is not in Vieillefond's list, Fragments des Cestes, p. xliv.
  7. Fol. 104. Leonis Tactica. This MS. is not in Vári's list, Leonis Imp. Tactica, p. xi.

Dates

  • Written in the late 16th or early 17th century in the same hand as the 1st half of MS. Auct. E. 3. 16

Extent

234 Leaves

Language of Materials

Greek

Shelfmark

MS. Savile 8

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 6555

Custodial History

Labelled '8'

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 1/4 10 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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