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Incomplete copy of Simeon, Abbot of St. Mamas, moral discourses to the soul, written in Greek

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MS. Gr. th. e. 12

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Incomplete copy of Simeon, Abbot of St. Mamas, moral discourses to the soul, written in Greek in the 16th century, beg. in the middle of λογος η: διήθον. καί μεγάλους βασιλείς καί κραταιούς, with one leaf lost after fol. 35 containing the end of ια and beginning of ιβ, and breaking off at the end of a quire near the beginning of λα at τήν ήμων άεί έπιξητόυν.

A list of contents by Falconer Madan is at fol. ii. A complete copy of this work is Bodl., MS. Barocci 197, fols. 1-206.

289 leaves ('69-103, 106-356' in a 19th century foliation; fols. 1-81 are also paginated 137-(206), 211-301 in a I7th(?)-century hand)

Dates

  • 1659-1679

Extent

289 Leaves

Language of Materials

Greek

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Gr. th. e. 12, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Gr. th. e. 12

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17054

Overview

Incomplete copy of Simeon, Abbot of St. Mamas, moral discourses to the soul, written in Greek in the 16th century.

Biographical / Historical

Saint Symeon the New Theologian (949–1022) was a monk and poet.

Custodial History

Bookplate of E. H. Freshfield.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Hodgson's, 14 July 1949, lot 295.

Physical Facet

19th-century blind-stamped calf, rebacked
Title
Incomplete copy of Simeon, Abbot of St. Mamas, moral discourses to the soul, written in Greek
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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