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Printed text, 'Ερμογένους περί ιδεών τόμοι δύο

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MS. Gr. class. f. 108
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Printed text, 'Ερμογένους περί ιδεών τόμοι δύο (Strasburg, 1955), with marginal annotations in Latin, interleaved with a Latin translation in the same hand, entitled 'Hermogenis de dicendi figuris sive formis', beg. 'Si quid est aliud oratori, in primis certe genera dicendi nosse, pernecessarium esse arbitror, quisnam eo rum sit habitus, et quo modo conficiantur. . .'.

The translation, completed on 19 August 1556 (fol. 248v), is written probably in one (North European) hand, in four different styles, including (fols. 55v-76v) a formal italic hand, and is possibly by Johann Sturm. The text closely resembles, but is not identical to, his translation, Rennogenis ... de dicendi genen·bus orationum libn II ([Strasburg], 1571).


  • Creation: 1555-1556


252 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Gr. class. f. 108, fols. 1-2].

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MS. Gr. class. f. 108

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16609


Printed text, 'Ερμογένους περί ιδεών τόμοι δύο (Strasburg, 1955).

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Custodial History

Signature of W. Allen (?), 1697 (fol. 2), altered to H. Allen, 18th century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by A. B. Poynton, 1935.

Physical Facet

Early 19th-century calf, rebacked

Printed text, 'Ερμογένους περί ιδεών τόμοι δύο
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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