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LevelFonds
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS468
TitleOrations of Dio Chrysostom
Extent4 leaves
Date13th century
DescriptionOrations of Dio Chrysostom, in Greek, consisting of part of oration 57 and orations 58-61 which are on vellum.

Part of Dio Chrysostom’s Discourses, ca. 1315-1345 AD, parchment, 4 ff., 255 × 175 mm, ruling unclear, linn. 42-44 [ca. 200 × 130 mm]
Single fragmentary quire, probably the inner part of what was originally a quaternion: iv (ff. 1-4).
Handwriting: ‘Metochites style’ (Metochitesstil).
Text: (1r-4v) (TLG 0612.001) §§57-62, beginning and end lost, inc. ]κείνων ὄντας εἰ δύναιντο, des. αὐτοῖς πάντα λαμβάνειν πάντων. (Greek text with an English translation by H. Lamar Crosby in Dio Chrysostom, Works, vols 4-5 (Cambridge MA 1946-1951) [Loeb Classical Library 376 and 385], IV: 423-61 and V:1-27.)
Further information: https://pinakes.irht.cnrs.fr/notices/cote/73365/ (accessed December 2020)

Dio Chrysostom (circa 40-circa 120), Greek orator, writer, philosopher and historian of the Roman Empire, was born in Prusa in present day Turkey. He was a Cynic and a Stoic and is considered part of the second Sophist school of Greek philosophers. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dio_Chrysostom (accessed 9 October 2007)
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LanguageAncient Greek
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Administrative HistoryDio Chrysostom (circa 40-circa 120), Greek orator, writer, philosopher and historian of the Roman Empire, was born in Prusa in present day Turkey. He was a Cynic and a Stoic and is considered part of the second Sophist school of Greek philosophers.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dio_Chrysostom (accessed 9 October 2007)
Custodial HistoryFormer location: MSS 6/iv/13
Archival NoteAdditional description provided by Georgi Parpulov, December 2020