De legendis gentilium libris

Creator:
Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 329-379
Published/Created:
Italy
13th-16th centuries
Physical Description:
ff. 664 : vellum and paper ; 206 x 148 mm.
Notes:
Some sections rubricated; astronomical and astrological tables at end.
Binding: Brown morocco over wooden boards; clasps missing. The printed text, which is not foliated, is bound between ff. 454 and 455. It is missing the final page of the first quire (Cf. Gfp 83. n518).
Abstract:
Manuscript on vellum and paper of Saint Basil of Caesarea, De Legendis Gentilium Libris. Bound with various treatises on grammar and rhetoric, including works of Constantinus Lascaris, Georgios Choeroboskos, Manuel the Rhetorician, Theodorus Prodromus, Maximus Planudes, Corinthus, Phrynichus, and Tryphon, and several literary texts, including the Aurea carmina of Pythagoras, Hymni Orphici, Epistolae of Michael Apostolios and Synesius Cyrenaeus, and the Dialogus of Theophylactus Simocatta, and a printed text: Porphyrius, Liber Homericarum quaestionum, Rome, 1518.
Bound with various treatises on grammar and rhetoric, including works of Constantinus Lascaris, Georgios Choeroboskos, Manuel the Rhetorician, Theodorus Prodromus, Maximus Planudes, Corinthus, Phrynichus, and Tryphon, and several literary texts, including the Aurea carmina of Pythagoras, Hymni Orphici, Epistolae of Michael Apostolios and Synesius Cyrenaeus, and the Dialogus of Theophylactus Simocatta, and a printed text: Porphyrius, Liber Homericarum quaestionum, edited by C. Lascaris, Rome, 1518.
Topics:
Classical literature
Didactic literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Fathers of the church
Grammar, Comparative and general--Early works to 1800
Language and languages--Grammars--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Rhetoric--Early works to 1800
Language:
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Marginalia
Rubrics
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Source Creator:
Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 329-379
Source Title:
De legendis gentilium libris
Source Created:
Italy, 13th-16th centuries
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 532
Orbis Record:
9600958
Orbis Barcode:
39002091598426
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1240238
Citation:
Saint Basil of Caesarea, De Legendis Gentilium Libris. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
OID:
2055862
PID:
digcoll:3570747

Number of Pages: 10
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