The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.5.11
Manuscript Title

Proclus, Commentary on Plato's Parmenides

Alternative Title

Proclus In Parmenidem

James Number 1292
Date Cent. xvii (1697).
Century 17th
Physical Description

30 lines to a page. Clearly written.


Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738.Marked A. 11.

Donor Gale, Roger (1672-1744), Antiquary
Size (cm) 39.5 x 25
Folio 114 ff.
Material Paper
Language Greek
IIIF Manifest URL
Online Since 04/06/2020


Transcribed in 1697 from a Paris MS. Gr. 2099, ff.131-251.
f.1 ἀρχὴ του̑ εου βιβλίου ἐξηγήσεως Πρόκλου εἰς Παρμενίδην Συγχυρω̑ σοι ἔφη ὦ Παρμενίδη ὁ Σωκράτης
Ends with
f.114 Ἀρχὴ τῆς ἐννάτης κ. τελευταίας ὑποθέσεως κατὰ Δαμάσκιον
Ending: καθὼς συντίθεται ὁ προδιαλεγόμενος.
A page follows containing in facsimile:
Quelques unes des abbreviations et des certaines manieres d'escrire dont s'est servi l'auteur du MSSt. de la Biblioth. Royale.
The Paris MS. from which this was copied is now numbered 1836 in the Fonds Grec, written in 1536 by Angelus Vergecius.

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