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Syntomos eisagōgē tēs aravikēs glōssēs.

Author:
Racovica, Ioan Konstantin Mihai, 1699-1764 [Browse]
Format:
Manuscript
Language:
Greek, Modern (1453- )
Published/​Created:
1758.
Description:
1 v.(107 leaves); 20.5 x 31.5 cm
Biographical/​Historical note:
Constanin Racovica (1699-1764) was a member of the powerful Racovitza family, hellenized Moldavian and Wallachian boyars who provided the Danubian principalities with several hospodars.
Summary note:
Autograph manuscript in Greek and Arabic; unpublished grammar of and introduction to Arabic, composed in Greek by a ruler of the Ottoman Principality of Wallachia, Constantin Racovica, written in his own hand in 1758; numbered in Arabic and written recto and verso.
Notes:
  • Ms. codex.
  • Physical description: 35 lines a page in black ink. Inscription on title page reads: "Syntomos eisagōgē tēs aravikēs / glōssēs. Syntetheisa para tou hypsēlotatou kai eusevestatou / authentou kai hēgemonos pasēs oungrovlachias / kyriou kyriou Iōannou Kōnstantinou michaēl / rhakovitza voevoda / 1758: kata mēna / dekemvrion."
Binding note:
Bound in 19th-century half calf with giltstamped spine, titled in Greek capital letters, "Rakovitza Voevoda Grammatikē tēs aravikēs glōssēs"; marbled endpapers.
Source acquisition:
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2017-81.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Manuscripts, Greek 18th century.
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