Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 46 (T.2.4)
Title: In Platonis Phædonem Commentum
Date of Creation: Between 1699 and 1799
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Olympiodori, In Platonis Phædonem Commentum.
Olympiodorus' Commentary on Plato's Phaedo:
Begins (fol. 1 recto lines 1-6): [Greek characters].
Ends (fol. 124 recto lines 7, 8): [Greek characters].
Remarks: iii, 1 verso contains a list of errata. On the verso of fol. 5, in an early XVIII. Cent. hand: Tout bon vien de Dieu com: | me toute luminere du Soleil. Dieu sent bon. This translates a sentence underlined in the text. All other notes in Latin - contemporary.
Olympiodorus, the Greek philosopher, lived in the VI. Cent.
[Formerly Q.1.6; Q.1.6].
T.2.4. Olympiodoros, Eis Platonos Phaedona (ed. W. Norvin, Leipzig, 1913). s.xviii: Paper (watermark similar to Heawood 3702, 3706, 3715, England, mid 18th cent.). 124 ff. 320 x 205. 1 col. 34-41 ll. i-lxii2.
Ian C. Cunningham: Greek manuscripts in Scotland. Edinburgh, NLS, 1982
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 12 3/4 x 8, ff. 124, in single cols. of 34-41 lines, each 11½ x 4 5/8, margins marked with bodkin, foliation by the same hand, no catchwords or signatures, marginalia mostly by same hand. Cent. XVIII.
Binding: Original, millboards, quarter calf, grey paper sides, title, modern (ink), on paper label: OLYMPIODORUS. Cent. XVIII.
[For detailed collation see: John Young and P. Henderson Aitken, A Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of The Hunterian Museum in The University of Glasgow. (Glasgow, 1908), p. 53.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Greek
Material Type: Commentary
Bibliography: Ian C. Cunningham, Greek Manuscripts in Scotland: summary catalogue, with addendum (Edinburgh, 1982 ); Olympiodoros, Eis Platonos Phaedona (ed. W. Norvin, Leipzig, 1913); John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 53.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Olympiodorus fl 500-599
subject: Plato 428/7-348/7 BCE
Greek philosopher.
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