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Catena in Cantica Canticorum etc.

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MS. Auct. E. 2. 8
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Catena in Cantica Canticorum etc., including:

  1. Fol. 1. Catena on the Song of Songs, Michael Psellus and Hermes Trismegistus
  2. Fol. 221. Nicetas Serrariensis
  3. Fol. 323. Dionysius Halicarnassus
  4. Fol. 377. Theodoret of Cyrus
  5. Fol. 473. Origen, Amphilochius Iconiensis

[Art. 4 is the commentary of Nicetas Serronius, archbp. of Heraclea, upon two orations of Gregory Nazianzen. Cr.].


  • Creation: 16th century


267 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Auct. E. 2. 8, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Auct. E. 2. 8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18104


Catena in Cantica Canticorum etc.

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. 3037

Other Finding Aids

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. 36

Custodial History

Manuscript 988 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This volume was in five separate pieces, when given by sir Henry Savile in 1620.

Catena in Cantica Canticorum etc.
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Weston Library
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