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Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliotek, GkS 1899 4°


Additional Information

  • Appr. Date: 12th c., 13th c. (12th-13th c.)
  • Genres: Varia
  • Illustrations: No


Contents: Verses by John Geometres, Michael Psellus (Iter Psellianum: [1085] POE.33), Christopher of Mytilene and others.
f. 1r: Latin note: Joannis Geometrae Quaedam, crossed out beneath that is De Zodiaco Circulo. Incert. Aut/

Title: Ἰωάννου Γεωμέτρου Κατὰ Στυλιανοῦ
Incipit: “ὕδρωψ φυσήσας ζημιοῖ τὸ σαρκίον....”

The ms. preserves both John Geometres’ poems and some of Stylianos’ replies, it's very entertaining.  Much of the text is transcribed by C. Graux in his catalogue.  His description is full but unfortunately he does not give folio numbers.

f. 3r:  Title:  Τοῦ Ψελλοῦ εἰς τὴν Θεοτόκον θελάζουσαν.
Incipit:  “Τὴν παρθένον βλέπων με καὶ βρεφοτρόφον…”

f. 3r:  Title: Τοῦ Μιτυληναίου εἰς τὸ «Χαῖρε Κεχαριτωμένη» καὶ τὸ «’Ιδοὺ ἡ δούλη Κυρίου» ἡρωικά.
Incipit: “Γήθεο, ὦ χαρίεσσα• θεὸς κύριος μετὰ σεῖο….”
This is the entire ms.