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A translation into French of the rev. Joseph Robertson's Parian Chronicle (Lond., 1788)

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MS. Add. D. 41

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A translation into French of the rev. Joseph Robertson's Parian Chronicle (Lond., 1788), giving the Greek text, a Latin translation and notes, a few of the latter being added by the French translator. The general result of the dissertation is to discredit the authenticity of the chronicle, now at Oxford.

Dates

  • written in about A.D. 1790 in France

Extent

79 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. D. 41, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. D. 41

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18825

Abstract

A translation into French of the rev. Joseph Robertson's Parian Chronicle (Lond., 1788), written in about A.D. 1790 in France.

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Robertson (1726–1802) was a Church of England clergyman and writer.

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. V, no. 29144.

Custodial History

'Ex libris Viollet Le Duc', a printed label.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from messrs. Parker of Oxford in March or April, 1878, for £1 7s. 6d.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

14 1/4 × 9 3/8 in.
Title
A translation into French of the rev. Joseph Robertson's Parian Chronicle (Lond., 1788)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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