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Tragoediae quattuor (ed. Johannes Lascaris) [Greek].


Analysis of Content

Α1v [Alphabetum graecum], listing the Greek alphabet, followed by the diphthongs and diphthongs now normally consisting of a vowel and an iota subscript.

Α1v Ὑπόθεσις Μηδείας . ed. H. van Looy (Leipzig, 1992), 1a-1b only.

Α2r Aristophanes Grammaticus: [ Ὑπόθεσις .] ed. van Looy, 3-4a.

Α2r Τὰ του̂ δράματος πρόσωπα . ed. van Looy, 3-4a, in the order, given in the apparatus, of the manuscript called Nv.

Α2v Euripides: Μήδεια . The editor of the whole volume is Johannes Lascaris, who used the manuscript which is now Paris, BnF, MS. gr. 2888; see A. Turyn, The Byzantine Manuscript Tradition of the Tragedies of Euripides, Illinois Studies in Language and Literature, 43 (Urbana, Ill., 1957), 370-2.

Δ3r Ὑπόθεσις Ἱππολύτου . ed. Walter Stockert (Leipzig, 1994), lines 1-25.

Δ4r Τὰ του̂ δράματος πρόσωπα .

Δ4r Euripides: Ἱππόλυτος .

Η5v Ὑπόθεσις Ἀλκήστιδος . ed. Antonius Garzya (Leipzig, 1983), Ὑπόθεσις I.

Η6r Τὰ του̂ δράματος πρόσωπα .

Η6r Euripides: Ἄλκηστις .

Κ2v Ὑπόθεσις Ἀνδρομάχης . ed. Antonius Garzya (Leipzig, 1978), Ὑπόθεσις I and II.

Κ3r Τὰ του̂ δράματος πρόσωπα .

Κ3r Euripides: Ἀνδρομάχη .


Imprint: [Florence: Laurentius (Francisci) de Alopa, Venetus, before 18 June 1495]. 4°.


Collation: Α–Ε f Η–Λ8 Μ2


ISTC: ie00115000

GW: GW 9431;

Hain: HC *6697;

Goff: Goff E‑115;

BMC: BMC VI 667;

Proctor: Pr 6410;

Others: BSB‑Ink E‑108; Hillard 777; Rhodes 742; Sheppard 5195.

LCN: 14864944


Copy number: E-038(1)

Previously bound with Auct. K 4.6: Γνω̂μαι μονόστιχοι ἐκ διαφόρων ποιητω̂ν [Florence: Laurentius de Alopa, c.1494-6] (G‑159). The two items were listed as one volume in Jackson's list; see below.

Binding: Eighteenth-century English (London) gold-tooled red morocco, blue pastedowns, gilt-edged leaves, formerly marbled; probably bound for the Bodleian by Christian Samuel Kalthoeber in 1789-90; on 1 Dec. 1789 the Curators of the Bodleian authorized the curator William Jackson, Regius Professor of Greek, to carry to London nine books in order to have them bound or repaired, one of which was this; see minutes of the Curators' meeting, 1 Dec. 1789, Library Records e. 4, fols 69-70.

Size: 220 × 160 × 25 mm.

Size of leaf: 213 × 143 mm.

Provenance: Possibly John Selden (1584-1654); see shelfmark of 1674, but not found in MS. Broxb. 84. 10. Acquired by 1674; see Hyde, Catalogus (1674), I 236.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: 4o Z 1 Art. Seld.

SHELFMARK: Auct. K 4.5.

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