Alphabetical verbal indexes to Greek classical authors
Alphabetical verbal indexes to Greek classical authors, as below. They were made in 1765-1768 for, and on the principles of, the Rev. James Merrick (d. 1769), see his Letter to the Rev. Mr. Joseph Warton (Reading, 1764). Several are by members of Magdalen College School. Many of the volumes contain blank leaves.
1.76 linear metres (16 boxes)
Language of Materials
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Auct. V. 1 subtus 16, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Auct. V. 1 subtus 16-29, 29a, 30
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CMD ID 18513
Alphabetical verbal indexes to Greek classical authors written in 1764-1768 for, and on the principles of, the Rev. James Merrick.
Biographical / Historical
James Merrick (1720–1769) was a biblical and classical scholar and translator.
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, nos. 27987-28002.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
'Greek indexes found among the papers of the Revd James Merrick. M.A. and presented to the Bodleian Library by John Loveday, D.C.L., 1802', note, with list of indexes, in MS. Auct. V. 1. subt. 17, fol. ii.
- Alphabetical verbal indexes to Greek classical authors
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