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Guard-book for miscellaneous Greek pieces

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MS. Gr. misc. c. 2
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Guard-book for miscellaneous Greek pieces. At fol. 3v on the back of a later piece of Greek prose composition, is a draft statute, in the hand of dr. Gerard Langbaine, 'concerning the publick lecturers of the University [of Oxford] exhibiting a copy of their lectures to the Vicechancellor '. A letter from the Holy Synod of the Greek Kingdom, Dec. 19, 1918, to dr. Arthur Headlam, presented by the latter on Feb. 22, 1919, has since been added as fol. 7.

Additions: (fol. 9) letter of Meletios Pegas, Patriarch of Alexandria, 1597.


  • Creation: Written at various dates


10 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. misc. c. 2, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Gr. misc. c. 2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19797


Guard-book for miscellaneous Greek pieces

Biographical / Historical

Gerald Langbaine (1656-1692) was a dramatic biographer and critic.

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. 36907

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1915.

Additions: Acquired, 1919-24.

Physical Facet

On paper


15 × 10 3/4 in.

Guard-book for miscellaneous Greek pieces
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom