The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.8.12
Alternative Title

Nili Quaedam

James Number 1387
Century 17th

Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738.Marked C. 33. No. 164. Seemingly all in Patrick Young's hand.

Donor Gale, Roger (1672-1744), Antiquary
Size (cm) 22 x 16.5
Folio 239 ff.
Material Paper
Language Greek

6 flyleaves (5&6 uncut thus no 5v or 6r) ff1-239 (nb. no ff156 - 165.) ff208, 208a(blank unfoliated), 209, ff214, 214a r &214b (blank, uncut, unfoliated), 215. f221/221a uncut thus 221r followed by 221a v.). 4 flyleaves back (1-2 uncut, thus 1r followed by 2v)

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f.1 1. Του̑ ὁσίου πατρὸς ἡμω̑ν Νείλου περὶ φιλοσοφίας ἀσκητω̑ν πάνυ ὠφέλιμος.
Φιλοσοφεῖν ἐπετήδευσαν.
(Nos. 1-3 may be from Laud. Gr. 17.)
f.53 2. Eiusdem πρὸς Μάγναν διάκονον περὶ ἀκτημοσύνης.
Πρώην μὲν.
f.105 3. Eiusdem πρὸς Ἀγάθιον μονάζοντα
Ἔθοσ ἔχοντί μοι.
f.209 4. Του̑ μακαρίου Νείλου περὶ τω̑ν η' λογισμω̑ν.
Περὶ γαστριμαργίας.
Ἀρχὴ καπροφορίας ἄνθος.
(perhaps from MS. Barocc. 5).
Londini in aedibus meis 4 Maii 1641.
f.215 5. Eiusdem περὶ προσευχῆς.
Εἵ τις βούλοιτο.
From a MS. at Sion College.
f.222 6. Eiusdem κεφάλαια γνωστικά.
Φόβον δεῖ ἔχειν.
Other extracts from Nilus follow: this section is dated at end
Extonae in aedibus Joh. Junii nepotis 16 Jun. 1650.
f.230 7. Κεφάλαια ἠθικὰ κ. διδασκαλικὰ... Νείλου ... ἐν μέτρῳ ἡρωελεγείῳ συντεθέντα.
Άνθεμόεις παράδεισος ὁ τω̑ν ἁγίων χορός ἐστιν.
Ending f.237
Τόνδε θεῷ κράζεις εὐθὺ πάρειμ λέγει.
Oxon. 8 Mart. 1647 (from MS. Barocc. III?).
A loose sheet of various readings on no. 7 (source not specified) follows.



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