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Call Number: MS Hunter 447 (V.5.17)
Date of Creation: Between 1299 and 1399
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: S. Gregorii Episcopi Nysseni, Excerpta Qvaedam. Graece.
Michaelis Pselli, In Loca Difficiliora S. Gregorii Nazianzeni Expositiones. Graece.
Incerti Avctoris, Grammaticae Graecae Fragmentvm.
The following is the collation of the Extracts in No. 1 with Migne's edition (Patrologia Graece, Paris, 1863, vol. 44. De Hominis Opificio):
1, 1 recto line 1-1, 2 verso line 6 = col. 128 C-132 C = cap. I.
1, 2 verso line 6-1, 3 recto line 4 = col. 133 C-136 A = cap. III.
1, 3 recto line 4-1, 3 verso line 12 = col. 137 D-140 C = cap. VI.
1, 3 verso line 12-1, 4 recto line 1 = col. 140 D-141 B = cap. VII. (partim).
1, 4 recto line 19-1, 5 recto line 13 = col. 152 B-153 C = cap. X. (partim).
1, 5 recto line 13-1, 5 verso line 13 = col. 153 C-156 B = cap. XI.
1, 5 verso line 13-1, 8 verso line 14 = col. 156 C-164 D = cap. XII.
1, 8 verso line 15-2, 4 recto line 11 = col. 165 A-173 C = cap. XIII.
2, 4 recto line 12-2, 4 verso line 14 = col. 173 D-176 B = cap. XIV.
2, 4 verso line 14-2, 5 verso line 2 = col. 176 C-177 C = cap. XV.
2, 5 verso line 6-2, 6 recto line 4 = col. 185 A-185 D = cap. XVI. (partim).
2, 6 recto line 6-2, 6 recto line 20 = col. 200 A-200 B = cap. XX. (partim).
2, 6 recto line 20-2, 6 verso line 6 = col. 201 A-201 C = cap. XXI. (partim).
2, 6 verso line 6-2, 6 verso line 16 = col. 205 D-208 A = cap. XXII. (partim).
2, 6 verso line 17-2, 7 recto line 19 = col. 212 D-213 C = cap. XXIV.
2, 7 recto line 19-3, 5 recto line 13 = col. 240 C-256 C = cap. XXX.
On a slip of paper (loose) between i, 3. and 4. in Dr. Mead's (?) hand: July 29. Ld. Chamberlains Office. order to change ye mourning | for ye P. of W. on Sunday Augt. 4. ye men to continue in black | and to wear coloured Swords and Buckles. ye Ladies to wear | black silk or velvet coloured Ribbons Fans and Tippets. On the verso in the same early XVIII. Cent. hand: Islington Churchyard. | Leonard had Candour, Honesty, Good Nature | Unbounded friendship, quite unmixed with Satyr. | Yet is indifferent to wordly Pelf, | He was a friend to all men but himself.
On i, 4 recto in pencil (cropped): 2= 2= 0. On the same page under the monograms (cropped) in a late XVI. Cent. hand: IC XC | [Greek characters]. Under this in a XVII.-XVIII. Cent. hand: Excerpta ex Libris Grægor Nyss de Creatione Mundi . | græce.
Under this: (40) [erased, and 99 written above it]; in the left bottom corner: 5.
On 1, 1 recto in a XVII. Cent. hand: Coll. Ageñ. Soc. Jesu Catal. Insc. At the foot of this page is an utterly effaced inscription.
Michael Psellus (1020-1110) was a Byzantine scholar and writer.
The names on i, 4. may possibly be those of (1) Petrus Galesius, a learned Spaniard of the XVI. Cent., who was tortured at Rome, and finally executed for his (Protestant) heresy. He was professor of Philosophy at Geneva, and later rector of the school at Bordeaux, and is mentioned respectfully by Cujacius and Casaubon; (2) Petrus Lopius (Pedro Lopez), a Portuguese scholar of the beginning of the XVII. Cent.
The "P(rince) of W(ales)", referred to on the slip, is probably Frederick Louis (10 January 1707-20 March 1751).
[Formerly R.6.11; R.6.70].
I think this is earlier, probably 13th cent. The 3rd item is in a different hand, perhaps 14th cent. There are four sets of signatures, each on the first recto: 1) on the lower left [Greek characters], 2) on the lower left [Greek characters], 3) on the upper right and lower right [Greek characters], 4) in red in the lower centre [Greek characters] and [Greek characters]. The MS. therefore has a complex history. Collation l. 6 It is I tthink 8.1 which is lost. i. 4 r read [Greek characters] (Pedro Galés came from Ulldecona). On 7.4 v there is writing in Greek. (I.C. Cunningham, 28/5/81.)
[Greek characters] (extracts) (PG 44.128-256) (f. 1), and [Greek characters] (f. 22). s.xiii. Anon., grammatical work (lacks beginning) (f. 50). s.xiv. Paper. 52 ff. 248 x 180. 1 col. 26 ll. i-ii8, iii6(-6), iv-vi8, vii8(-5, 6, 7, 8), viii4(-1). FO: Pedro Galés; Pedro Lopez; Jesuit College at Agen. (Ian C. Cunningham: Greek Manuscripts in Scotland. Edinburgh, NLS, 1982.)
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, glazed, Oriental, 9 3/4 x 7¼, ff. 52, originally ff. 58, or more, the first quire being signed [Greek characters], i.e. 35, well written in single cols. of about 26 lines, each 7 x 5, margined, not ruled, with bodkin (4, 1. cut through), identical signatures (numerical) on first rectos and last versos, thus serving as catchwords (absent), pagination (XVII. Cent.) from 4, 1 recto to 7, 4 recto (pp. 1-55), rubrics, rubricated initials, marginalia, cropped, worm-eaten throughout, especially the last three leaves of which text is mutilated, edges decayed, fol. sec. [Greek characters]. Late Cent. XIV.
Binding: Millboards, covered crimson (faded to brown) grained Russia, gilt-tooled sides and panelled back, saffron edges, title (gilt) on green morocco shield: EXCERP. | GRAEGOR | NYSS. | M.S. Early 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. 371.]
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Greek
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: Ian C. Cunningham, Greek Manuscripts in Scotland: summary catalogue, with addendum (Edinburgh, 1982), no. 58; 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 370-372.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Gregory Saint, Bishop of Nyssa
author: Michael Psellus 1020-1110
Byzantine scholar.
subject: Petrus Galesius 16th cent.
Professor of Philosophy, University of Geneva.
subject: Pedro Lopez fl.c.1600
Petrus Lopius.
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