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Greek Literature, Partly written in A.D. 1521 by Iakōbos Battista Rhitzos (Rizzo?) of Solanto (?)

MS. Gr. class. e. 17
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Fol. 1. 'Εὶϛ το'υ ΔνκόλιαΊσακίον γραμμαικοῡ τοῡ Τζέτζον', a commentary on Lycophron's Cassandra attributed also to Ioannes Tzetzes: preceded by a Latin index.
  2. Fol. 149v. A note by Ammonius the grammarian on the nature of names, suggested by the Cratylus of Plato: beg. ζητῆσαι ἂζιον 膂ϛ ε'v κρατν́λῳ.
  3. Fol. 1. 'Ίωάννον γραμματικού τοῡ Τζέτζου έξήγησιϛ τῆς βίβλον 膂ν *Εργων και' 'Ημε膂ν ...' τοῡ 'Ησιόδου., incorporating many lines of the poem.
  4. Fol. 116. ''Ησίοδον θεογονία', with Scholia.
  5. Fol. 162. The 'Άσπίϛ' of Hesiod, with scholia.
  6. Fol. 180. 'Tοῡ ύπάτου 膂ν φιλοσόφων 'Ιωάνναν διακόνου τον Πεδιαιτίμον σχόλια παραφραστικά' on the Theogonia and (fol. 192) his Τεχνολογία on the Aspis of Hesiod.

'Ετελειώθη ή παροῡσα δελτο'ς τῆς 'Ησιόδου'Ασπίδος διά χειρο'ς ίερέως Ίακώβον ίερέως Βαττίστα 'Ρίτζον α'πό πόλεως Σολεντ'.'Ετελειώθη δε' 'ε'ν μηνί 'Οκτοβρίῳ, η'μερα πέμπτη έν ὢρα ο'κοστῆ ετει .ζ.κ. θ. [A.D. 1521] 'ίνδικτίωνοϛ θ ...'


  • Creation: Partly written in A.D. 1521 by Iakōbos Battista Rhitzos (Rizzo?) of Solanto (?)


260 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)


MS. Gr. class. e. 17

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. VI, no. 31371

Physical Facet

On paper, with slight ornamentation, binding as MS. Gr. class. e. 16, mended


8 7/8 × 6 5/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom