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Polychronius, Catena on Proverbs

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MS. Auct. E. 2. 18
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Polychronius, Catena on Proverbs written by Nicholas de la Torre in the 16th century.


  • Creation: 16th century


132 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. 18, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Auct. E. 2. 18

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18121


Polychronius, Catena on Proverbs

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. 3073

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. 46

Custodial History

Manuscript 843 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Thomas Cecil, earl of Exeter, in 1618.

Physical Facet

Binding, stamped red leather, Italian work of about A.D. 1600, so the text is probably late 16th cent.: see MS. Auct. E. 2. 17

Polychronius, Catena on Proverbs
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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