The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.4.23
Manuscript Title

Transcript of works by Damascius

Alternative Title


James Number 1254
Century 17th
Physical Description

Mostly 20 lines to a page. In a very clear hand.


Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738.  A. 49.

Donor Gale, Roger (1672-1744), Antiquary
Size (cm) 32.5 x 22
Folio 861 pp. written.
Material Paper
Language Greek
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Damascii Opera.
Transcriptus fuit liber hic de Cod. antique in Bibliotheca Coll. Corp. Christi, Oxon.
The title Ἀπορίαι καὶ λὐσεις περὶ τω̑ν πρώτων ἀρχω̑ν is not prefixed.
Inc. Πότερον ἐπέκεινα τω̑ν πάντων.
Ends p.861: ταύταις γὰρ εἵπετο τὸ οὐδὲν.
Ὅροι Πλάτωνος
Ἀΐδιόν ἐστι τὸ κατὰ παντα χρονον
--ἥλιος ἐστὶ πυ̑ρ οὐράνιον.
The Manuscript from which this transcript was made is Corp. Chr. Coll., Oxf, No.158, of cent. xv, ff.324: once the property of Grocyn.

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