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Oxford, Bodleian Library, Barocci 217


Additional Information

  • Appr. Date: 9th c., 10th c. (9th-10th c.)
  • Genres: Letters
  • Illustrations: No


Bodleianus Baroccianus 217.  (Madan Summary Catalogue no. 217 = old Bodley no. 1159.)  Parchment, late ninth or early tenth century (Grk. Mss. Bod. Libr., sub lem.), 369 folios.  Photius' letters (TLG 4040.009).  Arethas possibly among the scribes.

For further information, see Coxe's entry in the Bibliography, which Barbour & Wilson leave untouched, and "Greek Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library" (anno 1966), no. 7, along with Plate III (of fol. 294, including scholia in uncials).  For facsimiles, B. Laourdas in Ἀθηνᾶ 55 (1951) 125-154 (cited in the preceding).

Discussion and image in Wilson's Mediaeval Greek Bookhands, no. 15 with its accompanying plate.

An index of the letters in this manuscript is to be found in Bodl. Lang. 19 (Summary Catalogue no. 5232s).

See "Bodley: This Collection" in Online Resources for information including the Madan entry (labeled "Vol. 2 Part 1") and Coxe entry (given by column numbers).