Item Details

Call Number: MS Hunter 286 (U.6.4)
Title: Responsum ad Latinos de primatu Papæ
Date of Creation: Not assigned
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Nectarivs, Patriarch of Jerusalem, Treatise on the Papal Supremacy. Translated from Greek into Arabic by Father Christodoulos, Metropolitan at Gaza. (The Kitab... Fi Riasati'l Baba.)
Nectarius, Patriarch of Jerusalem's Treatise on the Papal Supremacy, translated from the original Greek into Arabic by Father Christodoulos, Metropolitan at Gaza.
Remarks: Attached to the first two fly-leaves is a slip of paper with this title in an early XVIII. Cent. hand: Nectarij Patriarchæ Hierosolymitani, Responsum ad Latinos | de primatu Papæ: ex Græco in Arabicum Sermonem | conversum a Christodoulo Gazæ Archiepiscopo.
Inserted loose at the beginning is a slip of paper inscribed in a later hand: De Principatu Papæ. | Libellus.
Nectarius was ordained in 1661 A.D.
[Formerly Q.6.7; Q.6.95]
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 8 5/8 x 6¼, ff. 44, written in single cols. of 15 lines, each 6¼ x 3 3/4, rubrics and rubricated marginalia, paged in Arabic (1-84).
Binding: Millboards, covered black morocco, blind-tooled borders and central floral device stamped on each board, much worn.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Arabic
Material Type: Treatise
Archival History: Provenance: Sold as Lot 3558 in the sale of Joseph Letherland's library, 1765. Purchased by William Hunter for £0.2.6 according to the British Library copy of the Letherland sale catalogue - shelfmark S.C.S. 6 (2).
Bibliography: Alexander Moffatt, 'An oriental MS in the Hunterian Museum', Transactions, Glasgow University Oriental Society, vol. 5 (1923-1928), pp 19-2; 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. 496.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

author: Nectarius Patriarch of Jerusalem c.1605-1674
Born near Candia, Crete, c.1605.
provenance: Joseph Letherland 1699-1764
translator: Christodoulos Archbishop of Gaza
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