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Logic : manuscript, [1753-1759]
Geōrgios of Crete
Greek, Modern (1453- )
1 v. (317 leaves + 13 leaves with diagrams) : paper, brown calf binding ; 24.9 x 18 cm.
Orthodox Eastern Church
Early works to 1800
Voulgaris, Eugenios, 1716-1806
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Eugenios Voulgaris was a teacher, an archbishop, and a scholar. He was a student of Voltaire, a pivotal figure of the Greek Enlightenment, and culture minister for Catherine the Great. He taught at the Athonias Academy on Mount Athos in 1753-1759.
Concerns lecture notes on logic written by Geōrgios of Crete and delivered by Eugenios Voulgaris on Mount Athos (Greece). The manuscript is written on paper in black ink, in a cursive Greek script, 25-26 lines to a page. On p. 1 recto is a decorative heading of flowers within a frame held by two angels, in red, green, and gold. It contains 13 leaves with diagrams, three of which are folded. A colophon on the last page states that Georgios of Crete wrote this manuscript while he was studying under Eugenios Voulgaris on Mount Athos.
Purchase: Acquired with funds provided by the History of Education Collection in honor of Harold T. Shapiro's Cabinet, 1988-2001, and the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2006-43.