Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 224 (U.2.15)
Title: Lexicon Sinico-Latinvm
Date of Creation: Between 1730 and 1731
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Patris Dominici Parrenin, Societatis Jesv, Lexicon Sinico-Latinvm.
Father Dominic Parrenin S.J.'s Chinese Latin Dictionary:
Begins (f. 2 recto [p. '1']): a, an, a, ci [rubricated].
Remarks: On the recto of the first folio, T.S. Bayer has written: In principio haec scripta erant | Pour | Monseigneur Le Comte Sava uladislauiche embassa- | deur Plenipotentiare de l'Empereur de Russia | a la Cour de Pekim par Son | tres humble et tres obeissant | serviteur Dominique Parrenin Jesuiste | Missionaire a la Chine | Pagina sequenti alia manu. | Avertissement | Il faut remarquer, que les Caracteres Chinois sous | lesquels il n'y en a point d'Europeens doivent | se lire comme celuy, qui les precede, par Exemple | Le premier Caractere de ce livre est a et ceux, qui soivent, doivent aussi etre lu a, jusqu'a celuy | qui est ecrit can et de meme de tout le reste | du livre | T.S. Bayer | Regiomontanus | ex autographo | descripsi.
[Formerly S.2.16; S.2.25]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 13 x 8, ff. 284, written (by T.S. Bayer) in four parallel cols. of about 21 lines, in Chinese and Latin, each 11 x 2, rubrics, rubricated running titles (syllables), paged (1-562), clean, well-preserved; the following errors occur in pagination: 132, 132; 206, 206; 250, blank, 251; 253, 245; 460, 470. Early Cent. XVIII. (12th Aug.-23rd Sept. 1731).
Binding: Millboards, half-bound calf, marbled-paper sides, blind-tooled, rough edges, title (on buff paper slip): PARRENINI | LEX, SIN . LAT
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Chinese
Material Type: Dictionary
Bibliography: 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 490-491.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Dominicus Parrenin fl.1737
copyist: Theophilus Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer 1694-1738
Sinologist.
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