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'Κατα' Mϵθuόντων', a homily against drunkenness etc.

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MS. Auct. T. 6. 7
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  1. Fol. 1. 'Κατα' Mϵθuόντων', a homily against drunkenness: beg. 'Κινϵî μϵ́ν μϵ πρὸς τὸν λόγον τα' ϵ́σπϵρινɑ' θϵα'ματα', ends abruptly (perhaps two leaves are wanting) 'ϵ'νύπνιον γα'ρ αὐτοἳς'; with many Latin notes and glosses
  2. Fol. 5. Excerpts from Homer, with Latin glosses and notes: the first excerpt is from the Battle of the Frogs and Mice, see below
  3. Fol. 9. 'Ίλιάδος A' Όμηρου̑ ῥαψῳδιας', the text of Iliad i, with Latin notes and glosses, followed by excerpts from the second book
  4. Fol. 41. The first thirty-six pages of the edition of Hesiod's Ἔργα καἰ Ἡμϵ'ραι printed at Antwerp in 1564 (Ἔργα, 1-768), interleaved, with Latin notes and glosses. This is no doubt the 'Homeri Batrachomyomachia MS.' bought in 1774, for ' Ὁμηρου̑ Bατραχομυομαχία' is prominent on fol. 5: see p. 385


  • Creation: Written in the second half of the 16th century


71 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Auct. T. 6. 7, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Auct. T. 6. 7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20152


'Κατα' Mϵθuόντων', a homily against drunkenness etc.

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. V, no. 27893

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found unbound in the Gough Room in 1884.

Physical Facet

On paper, imperfect


7 1/4 × 4 3/4, in.

'Κατα' Mϵθuόντων', a homily against drunkenness etc.
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom