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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

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

Overview

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
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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