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Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, gr. 2985


Additional Information

  • Appr. Date: 15th c. (15th c.)
  • Genres: Rhetoric
  • Illustrations: No


Most of the contents of the ms not listed in Pinakes, namely:
Fol. A: Michael Choniates, Verses on Athens.

Fol. B: A Latin epigram on Niobe.

Fols. 1r-20v: Anonymous prolegomena on rhetoric.

Fols. 21r-24v: Letters of Phalaris (1-24).

Fols. 25r-45r: Aphthonios. Progymnasmata (excerpts).

Fols. 45v-249v: Hermogenes. Rhetoric.

Fols. 250r-253r: Aelius Aristides. Funeral Oration on Eteoneos' death.

Fols. 253r-257v: Michael Psellus. Monodia on the Death of John Patricius [ORA.95].

Fols. 257v-262r: Letters of Phalaris (25-47).

Fol. 262r-v: Two anonymous letters to Eustathios and Theodosios.

Fols. 262v-263r: Anonymous. Ethopoieia.

Fols. 263r-266v: Severus of Alexandria. Some interesting ethopoiias, namely:
Fols. 263v-264r (ascribed to Libanius in ms.). Τίνας ἂν εἶπε λόγους πόρνη σωφρονήσασα.

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