Aristotle, theology and Byzantine poetry.

Manuscript, Book
Modern Greek (1453-)
between 1770-1829.
2 v. : paper ; 21.5 x 16 cm.


Summary note
A manuscript of texts by Aristotle, Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos, St. Gregory of Nazianzus (on the Pentecost and Easter), Theodore Prodromos (in verse), and others, and a Greek nineteenth century manuscript of theological texts.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Physical description: 30 to 20 lines per page, 4to (280 x 150 mm), in Greek, black and red ink in several neat hands, some elaborate initials in red, (8 pages unnumbered, other pp.37-578), 4 pages of diagrams relating to Aristotle's table of virtues, the section (pp. 37-109) of poetry with extensive side-notes; and a Greek 19th-century manuscript of theological texts.
  • p. 37. "Kyrou Theodōrou tou Prodromou tetrasticha iamvika kai hērōa / eis ta kephalaiōdōs rēthenta en tē palaia pasē graphē."
  • p. 185. Hermeneia eis tous tēs oktoēchou anavathmous ekdotheisa para nikēphorou kallistou tou xanthopoulou."
  • p. 297. "Tou en hagiois patros hēmōn Grēgoriou tou Theologou episkopou Nazianzēnou eis ta Theophania / eitoun genethlia tou Sōtēros."
  • p. 397. "Tou en hagiois patros hēmōn Grēgoriou archiepiskopou Kōnstantinoupoleōs tou Theo/logou, logos eis to Pascha kai eis tēn vradytēta honper logon exedōken en Nazianzŏ."
  • p. 517: "Eis hapasan tēn logikēn tou aristotelous methodon prodioikēsis, ētoi eisagōgē, ekdotheisa para tou sophōtatou, kai logiōtatou / kyriou geōrgiou hiereos sougdourē tou ex iōanninōn."
Binding note
Bound in contemporary Greek blindstamped calf, metal clasps (without straps), rubbed, short tear to spine.
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 2017-15.
Other standard number
  • C0879 (Princeton Greek MS. 126 v.1-2)
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