Logic : manuscript, [1753-1759].

Geōrgios of Crete [Browse]
Manuscript, Book
Modern Greek (1453-)
1 v. (317 leaves + 13 leaves with diagrams) : paper, brown calf binding ; 24.9 x 18 cm.


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Biographical/​Historical note
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.
Summary note
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.
Source acquisition
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.
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