Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 291 (U.6.9)
Title: De Mvsica Libri III
Date of Creation: Between 1599 and 1699
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Qvintiliani Aristidis, De Mvsica Libri III. Graece.
Quintilianus Aristides' Treatise on Music (in Greek):
Begins (p. 1, lines 1, 2): [Greek characters] [rubric] | [Greek characters] [red initial] [Greek characters]
Ends (p. 117, line 15): [Greek characters] [rubric]. = Ed. Meibom. ii. p. 164, col. b, lines 18, 19.
Remarks: Pages 118-125 contain additional notes by the scribe, p. 121 being headed: Bibliothecae Cordesianae Catalogus, Paris, 1643. Query, Was this Marcus Meibomius' working copy?
MS. p. 7, line 21 = Ed. Caesar, p. 46, line 12.
MS. p. 26, line 27 = Ed. Caesar, p. 46, line 18.
MS. p. 35, line 20 = Ed. Caesar, p. 58, line 14.
MS. p. 74, line 18 = Ed. Caesar, p. 61, line 11 (end).
[Formerly S.6.8; S.6.81].
U.6.9. [Greek characters] (ed. R.P. Winnington-Ingram, Leipzig, 1963), with numerous annotations. s. xviiex. Paper (watermark unidentified). 64 fff. 210 x 160. 1 col. 32 ll. i-xvi4. FO: Marcus Meibom (?); Pieter Burman jun. (Ian C. Cunningham: Greek Manuscripts in Scotland. Edinburgh, NLS, 1982).
Lot 2355 in the sale of Burmann's MSS, 1779
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 3/8 x 6, ff. 64, well written, in single cols. of about 32 lines, each 6 x 4 3/4, margined with ink, not ruled, no signatures or catchwords, pagination, contemporary (pp. 1-125), one rubric (at the beginning), rubricated corrections and marginalia, very copious glosses and marginalia by the same hand throughout, rough edges, in good condition. Late Cent. XVII.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson grained Russia, gilt-tooled sides and edges (lines), sham-panelled back, title (gilt): ARISTID | QUINTIL | DE MUSICA | GRAECE | MS. 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. 234.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Greek
Material Type: Treatise
Bibliography: Ian C. Cunningham, Greek Manuscripts in Scotland: summary catalogue, with addendum (Edinburgh, 1982), no. 44; John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), p. 234.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Quintilianus Aristides
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