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Guide to Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, De legendis gentilium libris. Manuscript, circa 1480

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, De legendis gentilium libris. Manuscript (Ms 45)

Dates:

circa 1480

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 45

Size:

1 volume; 25 x 18 cm

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Also includes Vita Sancti Antonii Eremitae of St. Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria. Text in Ancient Greek. Codex Ms 45.

Information on Use

Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, De legendis gentilium libris. Manuscript, Codex Ms 45, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

Scope Note

An important work of Saint Basil (circa 329-379), who championed the validity of studying Pagan literature, bound with the Vita Sancti Antonii Eremitae of Saint Athanasius (also known as Athanasius the Apostolic), Patriarch of Alexandria (circa 293-373).

Vellum binding with leather thongs; modern restoration

Text in Greek.

71 leaves.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Codex Ms 45

View cover (front)-fol. 18v.

View fols. 19r-45v.

View fols. 46r-cover (back.)