3 WORKS BY GRAMMARIANS OF THE LATE CLASSICAL ERA

MS 048
MS Short Title 3 WORKS BY GRAMMARIANS OF THE LATE CLASSICAL ERA
Text 1.PRISCIANUS: DE PONDERIBUS ET MENSURIS 
2.HERMOGENES, TRANSL. PRISCIANUS: DE PRAEEXERCITAMENTIS RHETORICAE 
3.ATILIUS FORTUNATIANUS: RHETORICA
Description MS in Latin and Greek on vellum, France, 11th c., 33 ff. (complete), 15x9 cm, single column, (12x6 cm), 47 lines in a minute Carolingian minuscule and Greek capitals.
Binding England, 19th c., leather with gilt line borders, sewn on 6 cords.
Provenance 1. Guglielmo Libri (until 1862); 2. Sotheby's 25.7.1862:696; 3. Sir Thomas Phillipps, Cheltenham, Ph 16415 (1862-1872); 4. Katharine, John, Thomas & Alan Fenwick, Cheltenham (1872-1946); 5. Robinson Bros, London (1946-1978); 6. H.P. Kraus Cat. 153(1979):5. Deaccession October 2010.
Commentary 3 works by grammarians of the late classical era, not otherwise known in private hands. Text 3 of the 4th c. is a discussion of Latin poetical meters in the form of a dialogue. Text 1, on weights and measures, seems to be the earliest complete witness to the text.
Place of origin France
Dates 11th Century

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