Madrid, El Escorial, ms. 248 (υ.i.9)

Manuscript Pages

Additional Information

  • Acquired: unknown
  • Film: 35mm Black-and-white Negative


Original box:

Madrid. Escorial. Cod. gr. 248 (Υ.I.9) ff. 1-424.
Seth, Damascius, Alex. Aphrod., Psellus, Metochites.

Film is in generally below average quality: blurry, esp. recto pages and esp. the last several first and last folios. Many—probably most—passages of the main body (though not marginal notes) can be made out without problem, and most verso pages should provide few if any difficulties (esp. with the neat writing), but a fair amount would only be useful for confirming or challenging an existing edition, and some variant readings might have to be guessed at. Film is by no means totally without worth, but in an unfortunately suboptimal state for so beautiful and useful a manuscript.