The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark R.16.36
Manuscript Title

Aristophanes, Lysistrata

Alternative Title

Aristophanis Lysistrata.

James Number 984
Century 17th18th
Physical Description

Very well written.


Given by R. Bentley. On p.1 is Codex Richardi Bentleii. Aristophanis Lysistrata, et in eam Scholia Graeca inedita.

Donor Bentley, Richard (1662–1742), Philologist and Classical Scholar, Master of Trinity
Size (cm) 33 x 21.5
Folio 54 ff.
Material Paper
Language Greek
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In Cat. MSS. Angl. II., p.189, no. 6009 (175 among the Gale MSS.) is "Scholia Graeca ad Lysistraten Aristophanis nondum edita."
There are marginal collations with a 'MS. Doctoris Browne' and a Vossian MS.
The scholia, whose source is not indicated, begin:
ἐκλὴθη λυσιστράτη παρὰ τὸ λυ̑σαι τὸν στρατὸν.
Ἀλλ' εἴτις ἐς βακχεῖον] καὶ γὰρ πολλὰς ἑορτὰς αἱ γυναῖκες ἔξω τω̑ν δημοτελω̑ν ἧγον ἰδία συνερχόμεναι.
At the end is a single page of the Birds, headed
Aristophanis ὀρνίθων fragmentum. vid. pag. 414 edit. Froben
γύμνος ἦν l.1492
εἰ μὴ παρέξει τἀμπόρι' ἀνεωγμένα
with scholia on the opposite page.

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