The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.5.10
Manuscript Title

Proclus, Commentary on Plato's Parmenides etc

Alternative Title

Proclus In Parmenidem etc

James Number 1291
Century 17th
Physical Description

26 lines to a page. Very well written: by Humfrey Wanley.


Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738. Marked A. 10. Written by Humfrey Wanley.

Donor Gale, Roger (1672-1744), Antiquary
Size (cm) 34 x 22
Folio 312 pp.
Material Paper
Language Greek

Missing p38.

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Prefixed to the text are three papers:

1. Letter from Humfrey Wanley (Edmund Hall, Oxford, 7 Nov. 1695) to Dr Gale to say that he has finished the transcript, and asking for £2 more than the £4 agreed upon.

2. Receipt of Th. Bartlett (the Carrier), 15 Nov. 1695, for £4 to be conveyed to Wanley.

3. Letter from Jo. Mill, not dated. He is engaged in collating Proclus.

Πρόκλου εἰς τὁν του̑ Πλάτωνος Παρμενίδης ὑπόμνημα.
There are two copies of the first, leaf of text.
Εὔχομαι τοῖς θεοῖς πᾶσι καὶ πάσαις.
Book IV. ends p.312: ἢ ἄλλῳ στοιχείῳ λαχόντι τὴν ὐπόστασιν.
The MS. from which this is copied is Bodl. Misc. Gr. 97 of cent. xv late.

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