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MS. Gr. class. e. 16
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'Δɩονυσίον Oίκονμένης Περɩήγησɩϛ', with the prose paraphrase inserted at intervals: at fol. 104 is Ευσταθίου διακόνου προ'ϛ το'ν πανσέβαστον Δοῡκα κύριονΊωάννην ἐπιστολη' ἐπι' ταῖϛ Διονυσίου τοῡ Περιηγητοῡ παρεμβολαΐς' μεθ' ήν Προοίμιον εΐς το' πρᾂγμα, και' μετά το' προοίμιον αν'ται' αι' παρεμβολαί', a commentary on the Περιἠγησιϛ: preceded by a Latin index to the commentary.

On fol. 216 is: --'Ετελιώθη το' πάρον βιβλίον τοῡ Διονυσίου διά χειρο'ς ΐερέωϛ Ίακώβον 'Ρίσζον α'πό ὰπο' ἂστεωϛ Σολενιαὓ. ε'τελειώβθη δε' ε'υ μηνι' Δικεμβρι'ῳ, ἡμέρα παρασκενή. ὢρα κ̄τοῡ ετονς τρέχοντος α'πό κόσμον κτίσεως .ζ.κ, ζ. [1519], ὶνδικτὶωνος .ι.ε. ..."


  • Creation: Written in A.D. 1519 by Iakōbos (Battista) Rhitzos (Rizzo?) of Solanto (?)


218 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Gr. class. e. 16, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Gr. class. e. 16

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19036


Greek Literature

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. 31370

Custodial History

'Νικολάου Πετραίαυ [?] τοῡ Κερκνραίον [i.e.of Curzola] και' 膂ν φίλων', (16th cent ): 'Pertinet ad Conuentum B:V:M: Curzule'

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Bodleian 21 Ap. 1892, from...of Zara.

Physical Facet

On paper, with slight ornamentation, binding, half leather on boards contemporary, but rebacked


9 1/8 × 6 1/2 in.

Greek Literature
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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