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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 248: Greek Miscellany including Homerocentones, Hesiod, Cebes, Theognis et al., with (Latin) Life of St Nicholas of Myra.

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Title:
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 248: Greek Miscellany including Homerocentones, Hesiod, Cebes, Theognis et al., with (Latin) Life of St Nicholas of Myra.
Alternate Title:
Hesiodus, Cebes, etc.
Language:
Greek, Modern (1453- ) and Latin
Extent:
ff. 178 + 8
Approximate Date:
[ca. 1500 - 1599]
Collection:
Parker Manuscripts
Description:
CCCC MS 248 is a sixteenth-century miscellany of ancient Greek texts popular in the Renaissance, including Homerocentones, Hesiod, Cebes, Theognis, pseudo-Pythagoras and Phocylides, copied from printed editions. It also contains a Latin translation of the life of St Nicholas of Myra. It was presented to Daniel Rogers (c. 1539-91) by Joannes Olivarius, who may himself have been the scribe, in 1564.