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Archive of A.B. Poynton


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Fair copy by A.B. Poynton of his notes towards an edition of the Scholia of Joannes Siceliota on Hermogenes, On ideas, with (d. 5) duplicated typescript of an article by Poynton on 'Gregory of Nazianzus and the Greek rhetoricians. (A supplement to the index of Walz, Rhetores graeci, ix)'.


  • Creation: 20th century


0.16 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Gr. class. c. 101, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Gr. class. c. 101, Gr. misc. d. 5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13753, 13754


Archive of Arthur Blackburne Poynton (1867-1944).

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Blackburne Poynton (1867-1944) was a Greek scholar at Oxford. More details can be found in Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by A.B. Poynton in 1941 and (d.5) 1933.

Related Materials

See a selective concordance by A.B. Poynton to the Opuscula of Dionysius Halicarnassensis (MS. Gr. class. d. 139); and Transcripts by A.B. Poynton of John Doxopater on Hermogenes (MS. Gr. class. d. 160).

Catalogue of the archive of A.B. Poynton
Collection Level Description by Susan Thomas; EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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