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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 099
Description: ff. 37 - Modern (1954) half binding, brown leather and tan cloth. - Bought by J.J. Astor III from Roman bookseller Bocca. Given by Astor to the Astor Library of New York in 1885 and became part of NYPL in 1895. - Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann, "Catalogue of Greek Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Collections of the United States of America. Part II: The New York Public Library," Manuscripta50.1 (2006) 21-76, here 30-32.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA099_
Language: Greek Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. i, 1r-37v
Description: - Paper - "Basilisk", similar to Briquet, "basilic"; no. 2641 (Reggio 1427 and 1432, Venice 1430), also no. 2644, no. 2667, no. 2679 - 244/45 x 165/68 mm - One col.; 23 lines on unnumbered folio, 24-26 lines afterward (12-13 lines of Hesiod's text with 12-13 lines of interlinear glosses); ruled with thin dry point on each verso.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XV2Searchable Date Range: 1450 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;1
Script: Humanistic cursive
Other Decoration: Narrow rectangular headpiece with simple ornament and a pen-ornamented initial M (f. 1r).
Notes: Greek
Number of Texts: 2

Text 1: f. i recto-verso
Author: John Tzetzes
Title: Prolegomenon-scholion to Hesiod's Works and Days (Ἡσίοδος)
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Ἰστέον ὅτι πάντα οἱ Ἕλλινες
Explicit: τὴν πλεονεξίαν ὁρῶντος αὐτοῦ

Text 2: ff. 1r-33v
Author: Hesiod
Title: Works and Days
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Μοῦσαι πιερίηθεν ἀοιδῆσι
Explicit: ὑπερβασίας ἀλεείνων