The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.1.73
Manuscript Title

Pindar; Lycophron, Cassandra

Alternative Title

Pindar. Lycophron.

James Number 1098
Century 15th16th
Physical Description

19-11 lines to a page. In an ugly hand.


Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738. L. 1. No. 392.

Donor Gale, Roger (1672-1744), Antiquary
Size (cm) 11.5 x 8.5
Folio 225 + 4 ff.
Material Paper
Language Greek

2 flyleaves a2 α8 β8 γ6 δ88 | l08-138 | 1414 1510 168-218 2210 2310 | 248-278 wants 8. Quires 10-13, 24-27 are blank.


Flyleaves 2-3 are uncut, ff195-219r blank, f73-74 uncut, f97-8 partially cut, ff99-100 uncut.

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1. Πινδάρου ὀλυμπιονίκα ίέρωνι συπαρκουσίω κέλητι.
Ends in Ol. x.125 γανυμήδει θάνατον ἄλαλκε συν κιπρογενει (f.68).
There are brief interlinear scholia in red on ff.1-30: and some marginal in black. A number of blank leaves follow.

2. The Cassandra of Lycophron with interlinear and marginal scholia, the former in red.
At the beginning four hexameters (in red) by Isaac Tzetzes.
Βίβλος μὲν τελέθουσα λυκόφρονος ἀσματοκόμπου κ.τ.λ..
and at the end are four more.
The rest of the volume is blank save for unimportant scribblings.
The marginal scholia on the Cassandra begin:
σφὶγξ ζω̑ον τί τερατω̑δες ἀνθρωπίνη
φωνῆ χρώμενη . ἰστέον δὲ ὅτι αὐτὴ θυγάτηρ ἦν λαΐου.

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