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Collations of Greek MSS. of the Septuagint made for Dr. Robert Holmes, and papers, Written in about 1790-1800

MS. Holmes 145
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Collations of Greek MSS. of the Septuagint made for Dr. Robert Holmes, and papers:

1. Fol. 1. Ps. i-cxviii. 77 in no. 13 (Bodl. Auct. D. 4. 1).

2. Fol. 23. Gen. xlix-Ex. in certain commentators in a Coislin MS.

3. Fol. 30. Gen. xxxi. 53-xxxvi. 18, Lev. iv. 27-xiii. 17, Ecclus. xx-end in no. 4 (Sarrav. 83).

4. Fol. 56. The apparatus criticus of Dan. ii--v, as digested from the collations received.

5. Fols. 180, 268, 307, 328. Miscellaneous papers about MSS. of the LXX, among which are:

  1. Fol. 182, cf. 194. Two English letters from -- Schnurrer to Holmes, 1790-1804
  2. Fol. 186. Papers about the Arabic version, and (Sergius Malea) about the Armenian, Georgian and Slavonic versions of Genesis
  3. Fol. 282. A Latin letter from C. F. Matthæi to Holmes, 27 July 1791
  4. Fol. 328. A letter from Henry Ford to Holmes, 22 Nov. 1799

6. Fol. 214. Parts of Job, Prov., Eccles., Song of Songs, Minor prophets, Is., Jer., Lam., in no. 23 (Ven. 1), with descriptions of other Venice MSS. of the LXX.

7. Fol. 240. Gen. xxxi. 53-end, Lev., Num. in no. 4 (Sarrav. 83).

8. Fol. 283. Two Catenae on Gen. and Ex. compared.

9. Fols. 298, 309. Facsimiles (traced) of some LXX MSS.


  • Creation: Written in about 1790-1800


331 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Multiple languages
  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin


MS. Holmes 145

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. III, no. 16599

Physical Facet

On paper


13-14 x9 in.

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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