Collection of Greek rhetorical texts.

Modern Greek (1453-)
between 1701-1800.
i-iii, 1-376 leaves: paper ; 160 x 104 (135 x 84) mm bound to 165 x 110 mm.


Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
Restrictions note
Open for research.
Summary note
A compilation of rhetorical texts by classical and late antique Greek writers. Presumably produced for or by a student or rhetoric.
  • Title provided by the cataloger.
  • Physical description: manuscript on paper, 8vo; decorative initials with interlinear glosses; a few leaves with burn marks and slight loss of text; unfoliated. Manuscript written in Greek script in black ink.
Binding note
Princeton copy 1 Bound in contemporary tooled calf over pasteboard; calf defective and partly replaced with later leather and cloth (wormed); sewn on two raised bands.
  • Indicated names of the writers and titles of the works included in the manuscript are: [fol. 1r] Tou en hagiois patros hēmōn Vasileiou tou Megalou archiepiskopou Kaissareias, Kappadokias pros tous neous ōphelointo logon.
  • [fol. 28r] Isokratous pros Dēmonikon parainesis.
  • [fol. 45r] Tou autou pros Nikoklea peri vasileias.
  • [fol. 64r] Dēmosthenous Olynthiakos logos A'.
  • [fol. 76r] Tou autou Olynthiakos deuteros.
  • [fol. 89r] Tou autou Olynthiakos tritos.
  • [fol. 103v] Tou autou kata Philippou logos A'.
  • [fol. 121r] Tou autou kata Philippou logos tritos.
  • [fol. 145r] Ploutarchou Chairōneōs peri paidōn agōgēs.
  • [fol. 182r] Tou autou peri tou akouein.
  • [fol. 213r] Tou autou peri polypragmosynēs.
  • [fol. 236v] Livaniou Presveutikos B' pros tous Trōas hyper tēs Helenēs Odysseus.
  • [fol. 267r] Tou autou meletē tritē.
  • [fol. 284r] Synesiou eis ton autokratora Arkadion peri vasileias.
  • [fol. 336r] Themistiou Philosophou tou epiklēthentos Euphradous peri philias.
  • [fol. 364r] Diōnos tou Chrysostomou logos Diogenēs ē peri aretēs.
Source acquisition
Princeton copy 1 Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2019-18.
Other title(s)
Speeches. Selected Speeches.
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