The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark R.9.20
Manuscript Title

Heroicus (On Heroes)

Alternative Title

Philostrati Heroica.

James Number 821
Century 15th16th
Physical Description

24 lines to a page. Very neatly written by a hand very like that which I have called A in R.9.18,19


Given by Nevile.

Donor Neville [Nevile], Thomas (c. 1548–1615), College Head and Dean of Canterbury
Size (cm) 21 x 16
Folio 39 ff.
Binding Bound in old purple velvet. A slip of xivth cent MS in Italian hand in the binding.
Material Paper
Language Greek

18-58 (wants 8 blank).

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f.1 Φιλοστράτου ἡρωικά
Τὰ του̑ διαλόγου πρόσωπα ἀμπελουργός.
φοίνιξ ἔμπορος . προλογίζει ὁ ἀμπελουργός.
Ἴων ὁ ξένος ἢ πόθεν.
Ends f.37a
πρὶν ἢ καὶ του̑δε ἀκροάσασθαι του̑ λόγου.
ff.38, 39 are blank.


De Lannoy, L., ed., Flavius Philostratus: Heroicus (Leipzig, 1977)

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