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CONSTANTINI LASCARIS GRAMMATICA

MRJ number: 
266
College classmark: 
O.80

Paper, 8 x 5.625, ff. 186, 27 lines to a full page.  15th cent., in a very fine regular hand.

Presented in 1889 by Mrs Churchill Babington.

Binding, red leather of cent. xviii lettered: Lascaris Grammat. MSS. cir. 1400.

On the flyleaf: Mitford 1806, and a note.

A sale number 163 and price £3. 10s. are pencilled here.

On f. 1a at top: John Mitford.

Collation :  a16 (wants 1 ?)-m16 (wants 12-16).

Contents:

’Επιτομὴ των όκτώ του λόγου μερων, καὶ άλλων τινων άναγ‹κ›αίων;

    συντεθεισα παρά κωνσταντίνου λασκάρεως του βυζαντίου           .         f.    1

(The above title in red, in large upright letters.)

Περί διαιρέσεως των γραμμάτων βιβλίον α

γράμμα έστί μέρος έλάχιστον fωνης άδιαιρέτον.

There are Latin headlines, glosses and marginalia in red, in the

    hand of the text.

The text ends p. 372 (in the section: ένδείας είδη) with the words:

άπόλλω: άντί άπόλλωνα.  ποσειδω:  άντί ποσειδωνα.

Ed. Venice 1540, etc.  Fabr., Bibl. Gr. VI 329.

Supplementary information 

Negative microfilm in St John's College Library.

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