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A transcript of the collation of Homer's Odyssey

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MS. Gr. class. d. 1
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A transcript of the collation of Homer's Odyssey which was written in a copy of the Halle edition of 1784 belonging to F. A. Wolf, and partly made by Wolf himself. The MS. collated is the Codex Augustanus of the Odyssey at Munich (no. 519 B), and the glosses are also copied.

The transcript was made by Wilhelm Karl Kayser in about 1850-60. At p. 167 is a German letter from W. Rasnik of Halle to Kayser, 26 Dec. 1856.


  • Creation: Written in about 1850-1860 by W. K. Kayser


170 pages

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Gr. class. d. 1, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Gr. class. d. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18939


A transcript of the collation of Homer's Odyssey

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. VI, no. 31076

Custodial History

Once no. 86549.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 1890, from Mayer and Müller, of Berlin.

Physical Facet

On paper


9 5/8 × 7 3/4 in.

A transcript of the collation of Homer's Odyssey
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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