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Guide to Procopius of Gaza, Epitome Eclogarum in Heptateuchum et Canticum Canticorum. Manuscript, 1696-1697

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Procopius of Gaza, Epitome Eclogarum in Heptateuchum et Canticum Canticorum. Manuscript (Ms 55)



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Codex Ms 55


1 volume; 42 x 28 cm


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Commentaries on Heptateuch and Song of Songs. Text in Greek and Latin. Codex Ms 55.

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Scope Note

Procopius' (ca. 475-528) scriptural commentaries. Preface (xx-xxi); Commentary on the Heptateuch (1-782); Commentary on the Song of Songs (783-932). The text is written in double columns, with many corrections, underlining, and marginalia.

Bound in contemporary vellum.

Text in Latin and Greek.

Paginated: [xxvii] 932

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Volume 1

Codex Ms 55

View cover (front)-p.78.

View pp. 79-180.

View pp. 181-282.

View pp. 283-384.

View pp. 385-486.

View pp. 487-596.

View pp. 597-708.

View pp. 709-820.

View p. 821-cover (back.)