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Two copies of an exaggerated account of a MS. containing an Arabic version by John Damascen etc.

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MS. Add. C. 215

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  1. Fol. 1. Two copies of an exaggerated account of a MS. containing an Arabic version by John Damascene of the Psalms (about 1760-70)
  2. Fol. 3. A draft of a letter by J. D. (altered from S. H.), from Mere in Wiltshire (altered from Cambridge), Aug. 17, 1746, criticizing an Essay towards a new Version of the Old Testament into English from the original Hebrew, as it is stopped or pointed by the Major Accent Points.
  3. Fol. 9. A short account of China, imperfect at end: beg. 'Of China (as 'tis commonly call'd) we have no account from any ancient writer.'
  4. Fol. 11. Ten Protests of the Lords in the English Parliament (1705, Dec. 6: 1722, Oct. 11, 26: 1723, Jan. 21, 29, Feb. 16, March 29, April 5, 29, May 2)

Dates

  • Written in the 18th century

Extent

31 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. C. 215, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. C. 215

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20276

Abstract

Two copies of an exaggerated account of a MS. containing an Arabic version by John Damascen etc.

Biographical / Historical

John Damascene/of Damascus (d. 749) was a monk and priest.

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. 30276

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Referenced in 1884.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

13 3/4 × 9 1/4 in.
Title
Two copies of an exaggerated account of a MS. containing an Arabic version by John Damascen etc.
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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