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Works by Porphyrius

 Single Item
MS. Auct. F. 4. 6
Held at the Weston Library

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Works by Porphyrius including:

  1. De abstinentia ab animalium esu
  2. Sententiae nonnullae
  3. Liber de Physiognomia.
  4. Gregory of Nazianzus, Orationes


  • Creation: 16th century


187 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Auct. F. 4. 6, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Auct. F. 4. 6

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17958


Works by Porphyrius

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

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. II, no. 2367

For a full description in Latin see, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens (Oxford, 1853, reprinted with corrections by H. O. Coxe, Oxford, 1969), Misc. no. 105

Custodial History

Manuscript 447 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Richard Hare about 1603-1605.

Physical Facet

The binding is black leather, 16th cent., with the arms quarterly, 1st a lion passant gardant, 2nd and 3rd apparently argent, 4th or, with a crescent in chief for difference

Works by Porphyrius
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom