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The Comedies of Terence, in the Calliopian recension, and chiefly written as prose, with arguments and some notes, written in A.D. 1454 by Joh. Pirkheimer

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MS. Add. A. 167

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The Comedies of Terence, in the Calliopian recension, and chiefly written as prose, with arguments and some notes: preceded by a six-line epigram on Terence (beg. 'Natus in excelsis') and a Latin Life (beg. 'Terentius genere extitit Afer'), and followed by another (added) Latin Life (fol. 183: beg. 'De Terentii Vita in antiquis libris').

On fol. 182v is the colophon 'Explicit Terentius per Johannem Pircheimer anno Domini M cccc liiij Pasee': and some added Terentian commonplaces at fol. 187 are signed 'Expliciunt Excerpta Terentij Johannis Pircheimer Junioris.'.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1454 by Joh. Pirkheimer

Extent

193 Leaves

Language of Materials

Latin

Shelfmark

MS. Add. A. 167

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. V, no. 24768.

Custodial History

On fol. 192v is 'Sewaldus Gender est posessor huius libery' (16th century), cf. fol. I.

Catalogue of the ... collection of Splendid Manuscripts ... formed by M. Guglielmo Libri 1859 no. 986.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

8 5/8 × 6 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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