There are several early MSS.
I, 125 (MSS.
In England the story first appears in a short poem preserved among the Cotton MSS.
He also edited (1856) from the author's MSS.
Dr Ginsburg took up the subject almost where it was left by those early pioneers, and collected portions of the Massorah from the countless MSS.
Agis, 3 (all MSS.).
The original (French) MSS.
de situ et mirabilibus Indiae), and the correspondence between Alexander and the king ï¿½ of the Brahmins, Dindimus, both of which are often contained in MSS.
Muller from three MSS.
Here the MSS.
He founded a new readership in Divinity, and presented Greek MSS.
- The chief MSS.
The illuminated MSS.
The richest in manuscripts is that of the Vatican, especially since the purchase of the Barberini Library in 1902; it now contains over 34,000 MSS.
The original letters, however, of Danby to Montagu have now been published (by the Historical MSS.
Commission from the MSS.
MSS., 2604095 (56 vols., containing his papers); in the Duke of Leeds MSS.
pp. 2-43; MSS.
ii., House of Lords MSS.; Gen.
Among its most treasured MSS.
With it are connected a school of engineering, a school of arts and industries and the famous library (about 300,000 printed volumes and 2000 MSS.) formerly belonging to the city.
A very excellent edition of the twentyseven canonical books has been recently printed there, and there exist in our European libraries a number of Pali MSS.
The art gallery and free library contain excellent pictures, and valuable books and MSS.
The last, which is preserved in MSS.
It is generally divided into the Great and the Small Masorah, forming together an apparatus criticus which grew up gradually in the course of centuries and now accompanies the text in most MSS.
Many apparent puerilities, such as the counting of letters and the marking of the middle point of books, had a practical use in enabling copyists of MSS.
of the Hebrew MSS.
The preface to this edition collects all the biographical details and gives full bibliographical references to MSS.
Peiper thinks that, as the best MSS.
The text of the second was based on the fullest collation of MSS.
up to that time, though a considerable number of MSS.
In addition to an account of the MSS.
Even in the nominalistic epoch we have Raymond of Sabunde's Natural Theology (according to the article in Herzog-Hauck, not the title of the oldest Paris MS., but found in later MSS.
When he set out on his return to Italy he was the happy possessor of two cases of precious Greek MSS.
2 The early MSS.
His Protestantism was robust enough; he did not mind recommending that a priest "might be put to some torment" (Hatfield MSS.
of Hatfield MSS.; Dixon's Hist.
13 the verse is cited, but reading dirar-ats ("deceits") for ay6 rats, and the oldest MSS.
Horner, The Statutes of the Apostles, translated from Ethiopic and Arabic MSS.
of State Pap. England and Spain, Venetian and Foreign (1558-1559), p. 5 2 5 (an account full of obvious errors); Cotton MSS.
as a refuge from the malaria, which prevailed at Classe itself, with fine 17th-century cloisters, contains the important museum, which has Roman and Byzantine antiquities, inscriptions, sculptures, jewelry, &c. - including the possible remains of a suit of gold armour of Theodoric - and a collection of Italian woodcuts; also the library with rare MSS.
The cantonal library contains many works relating to Swiss history and many MSS.
of Persian MSS.
Of this second division of John's History, in which he had probably incorporated the socalled Chronicle of Joshua the Stylite, considerable portions are found in the British Museum MSS.
ad episc.) is the Jewish miznephet, and the well-known miniature of Gregory the Great (not St Dunstan, as commonly assumed) wearing a mitre (Cotton MSS.
It contains a magnificent library, with many valuable MSS.
There is, indeed, a flat contradiction between the two accounts, but a family of Greek MSS.
(especially the Mercian register in MSS.
The other work of Jordanes commonly called De rebus Geticis or Getica, was styled by himself De origine actibusque 1 The evidence of MSS.
The next of the MSS.
The Arithmetica, the greatest treatise on which the fame of Diophantus rests, purports to be in thirteen Books, but none of the Greek MSS.
One of the most learned men of his day, he devoted his spare time to history, and discovered that many of the oldest and most cherished Scandinavian MSS.
8 Mandaean MSS.
A number of MSS.
This MS., the contents of which are fully catalogued in the Fourth Report (1874) of the Historical MSS.
This assertion is supported by the fact that in seven of the extant MSS.
An enormous number of MSS.
2 The more important MSS.
are: - (1) The extensive work on the fundamental notions of physics, called Communia Naturalium, which is found in the Mazarin library at Paris, in the British Museum, and in the Bodleian and University College libraries at Oxford; (2) on the fundamental notions of mathematics, De Cornmunibus Mathematicae, part of which is in the Sloane collection, part in the Bodleian; (3) Baconis Physica, contained among the additional MSS.
Nearly two hundred MSS.
The most important documents are contained in MSS.
His distinguished abilities and his dexterity as a copyist of MSS.
The university library is very rich, and contains the original MSS.
Similar systems of symbols, but elaborated to include compounds, appear in Greek MSS.
A considerable body of Greek chemical writings is contained in MSS.
The contents of these MSS.
Berthelot gives reproductions of the British Museum MSS.
Of the first group the most interesting and possibly the oldest is the Book of Crates; it is remarkable for containing some of the signs used for the metals by the Greek alchemists, and for giving figures of four pieces of apparatus which closely resemble those depicted in Greek MSS., the former being never, and the latter rarely, found in other Arabic MSS.
The Arabic works of Jaber, as contained in MSS.
It may be noted that the word " alembic " is derived from the Greek "cup," with the Arabic article prefixed, and that the instrument is figured in the MSS.
The Lex Saxonum has come down to us in two MSS.
There are no MSS.
The chapter-house contains a pre-Reformation library which includes some valuable MSS.
Important material regarding the princess exists in the MSS.
The period, however, is one of literary forgeries; most of the MSS.
of the Persian MSS.
The title "To the Ephesians" is found in the Muratorian canon, in Irenaeus, Tertullian and Clement of Alexandria, as well as in all the earliest MSS.
Only about onethird of the whole work, which extended from 1419 to 1474, is known to be in existence, but MSS.
Far greater interest attaches to the so-called AngloSaxon Map of the World in the British Museum (Cotton MSS.), where it is bound up in a codex which also contains a copy of the Periegesis of Priscianus.
2 Versions and MSS.
- The two recensions' of the Hebrew original, to which we have already referred, were translated into Greek, the former being attested by the Greek MSS.
Of this version there are at least eleven MSS.
In all the above cases there is no divergence among the MSS.
But there is stronger evidence still, and this is to be found where the MSS.
On the MSS.
Medieval Latin MSS.
The library is especially rich in books and MSS.
These comprise the Welsh portion of the MSS.
A catalogue of the printed books in the Welsh department, which soon became a standard work of reference, was published in 1898, while a calendar of the Welsh MSS.
was issued by the Historical MSS.
In the same neighbourhood is the Johanneum, erected in 1834 and in which are preserved the town library of about 600,000 printed books and 5000 MSS.
The one is the Confession, which is contained in an imperfect state in the Book of Armagh (c. 807), but complete copies are found in later MSS.
The text of this letter occurs in a number of MSS.
There are also an interesting national museum, with Roman antiquities and numismatic collections, a national library with a wealth of old Servian MSS.
The code was originally compiled in Welsh, but we have no older MSS.
The Latin translations of the code would seem to be very old, though even here we have no earlier MSS.
His interest was not, however, confined to theological literature; he annotated the margins of his classical texts with numerous scholia (many of which are preserved), and had several MSS.
of the Notices et extraits des MSS.
The cycle of Guillaume has more unity than the other great cycles of Charlemagne or of Doon de Mayence, the various poems which compose it forming branches of the main story rather than independent epic poems. There exist numerous cyclic MSS.
(v.) A Syriac work entitled Die Schatzhohle translated by Bezold from three Syriac MSS.
It is used to designate an apocryphal writing entitled in the older MSS.
of State Papers, Domestic, Lansdowne MSS.
In a map of 1544, preserved among the Cotton MSS.
The library now contains upwards of 220,000 volumes, and more than 7000 MSS.
xxiii.); and during the same period flourished Sigismondo Tizio (a priest of Siena, though born at Castiglione Aretino), whose voluminous history written in Latin and never printed (now among the MSS.
He had to collect MSS.
- (A) The oldest version, the LXX., follows a text generally closely corresponding to the Massoretic Hebrew, the main variations being in the titles and in the addition (lacking in some MSS.) of an apocryphal psalm ascribed to David when he fought with Goliath.
A younger contemporary speaks of his having made a wonderful clock or sun-dial at Magdeburg; and we know from his letters that Gerbert was accustomed to exchange his globes for MSS.
Perhaps Gerbert's chief claim to the remembrance of posterity is to be found in the care and expense with which he gathered together MSS.
Everywhere - at Rome, at Treves, at Moutier-en-Der, at Gerona in Spain, at Barcelona - he had friends or agents to procure him copies of the great Latin writers for Bobbio or Reims. To the abbot of Tours he writes that he is "labouring assiduously to form a library," and "throughout Italy, Germany and Lorraine (Belgica) is spending vast sums of money in the acquisition of MSS."
Other important MSS.
(e) His mathematical works consist of a Regula de abaco cornputi, of which a 12th-century MS. is to be found at the Vatican; and a Libellus de numerorum divisione (11thand 12th-century MSS.
An amplified form of the same story is furnished by the Doctrine of Addai, an original Syriac work which survives complete in a St Petersburg MS. of the 6th century, and is also represented by fragments in other MSS.
Slightly later was made the Old Syriac version of the separate Gospels, which survives in two MSS.
5 The MSS.
8 It is in Ephraim's favourite metre, the heptasyllabic, and all the MSS.
thelwold's De Consuetudine Monachorum and its relation to other MSS.
This rite therefore was compiled from at least two earlier MSS.
The word Hadadrimmon, for which the inferior reading Hadarrimmon is found in some MSS.
xvi., appendix to Royal MSS.
The name of the small street is evidently a corruption, and in the valuable Report of the MSS.
of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's (Ninth Report of the Historical MSS.
Edinburgh, 1875); Bishop Colenso, Langalibalele and the Amahlubi Tribe (1874); Zulu Boundary Commission (Books i.-iv., 1878, MSS.
A complete transcript, Brief Lives chiefly of Contemporaries set down by John Aubrey between the Years 1669 and 1696, was edited for the Clarendon Press in 1898 by the Rev. Andrew Clark from the MSS.
The Salic Law has come down to us in numerous MSS.
The third text consists of 99 chapters, and is divided into two groups, according as the MSS.
1 The 1 Some of the MSS.
The classes of MSS.
Holder, Lex Salica (1879 seq.), reproductions of all the MSS.
We have no ancient MSS.
of the law of the Ripuarians; the 35 MSS.
In all these MSS.
In the first Arabic and Ethiopic versions it is called r Ezra; in some Latin MSS.
With the majority of the Latin MSS.
- This new fragment of the Enochic literature was recently brought to light through five MSS.
An excellent edition from two MSS.
2 (1892), which appears in two recensions from six and three MSS.
- This book, which constitutes in the later MSS.
This Arabic work has not been printed, but a summary of the contents is given by Nicoll in his catalogue of the Oriental MSS.
The Apocalypse of the Virgin, containing her descent into hell, is not published entire, but only several portions of it from Greek MSS.
The Biblioteca Marucelliana, founded in 1752, contains 150,000 books, including 620 incunabula, 17,000 engravings and 1500 MSS.; it is well managed and chiefly remarkable for its collection of illustrated works and art publications.
Various princes and private persons presented it with valuable gifts and legacies, among the most important of which was the collection ofeditiones principes given by Count d'Elci, in 1841, and the Ashburnham collection of MSS.
of Odoric's narrative are known to exist in Latin, French and Italian: of these the chief is in Paris, National Library, MSS.
See Lewis's Introduction (1877); Calendars of Irish, Foreign and Spanish State Papers, and of the Carew MSS.; Knox's Letters of Cardinal Allen; T.
It contained when entire about 6000 lines, and portions of it are preserved in four MSS.
Sievers (1877), in which the texts of the Cotton and Munich MSS.
The hieroglyphs and inscriptions in Meroitic belong mostly to the first six centuries A.D.; the existing Nubian MSS.
The most noteworthy of these MSS.
Under his administration the library was enriched with numerous gifts, legacies and acquisitions, notably by the purchase of a part of the Ashburnham MSS.
Delisle proved that the bulk of the MSS.
of French origin which Lord Ashburnham had bought in France, particularly those bought from the bookseller Barrois, had been purloined by Count Libri, inspectorgeneral of libraries under King Louis Philippe, and he procured the repurchase of the MSS.
for the library, afterwards preparing a catalogue of them entitled Catalogue des MSS.
After his retirement (February 21, 1905) he brought out in two volumes a catalogue and description of the printed books and MSS.
Incidentally he introduces into his explanations the current German expressions for the things he is treating of, with the apology that Solomon had 1 In the oldest MSS.
This interview appears in our MSS.
RavaissonMollien's reproductions of the MSS.
Such, at least, is Echard's conclusion, derived from an examination of the earliest extant MSS.
Of Ricold's Itinerary (Itinerarius [sic]) fifteen MSS.
The Consolatio has been put down as late as the 15th century as the work of an Italian imitator, there being no MSS.
Next must be mentioned the Kunstgewerbe (museum of arts and crafts) and the Musical Museum, with valuable MSS.
Nearly complete MSS.
p. 234 Catalogue general des MSS.
The mansion, renamed Balavil by Macpherson's great-grandson, was burned down in 1903, when the fine library (including some MSS.
The British Museum possesses the oldest MSS.
The old MSS.
Coxe (London, 1821); Shrewsbury MSS.
Since the appearance of the editio princeps of Chenier's poems in La Touche's volume, many additional poems and fragments have been discovered, and an edition of the complete works of the poet, collated with the MSS.
Comm., Portland MSS.
Comm., Onslow MSS.
It is thus rather surprising to find that in the earliest preserved MSS.
A curious passage on the subject, by Ibn Khaldun, an Arabian medieval savant, is quoted by Mr Thomas from the printed Extracts of MSS.
All these, however, have been superseded for the modern student by the editions of Natalis de Wailly (1872 and 1874), in which the text is critically edited from all the available MSS.
More conclusive still is the fact that in a number of old Mahzor MSS.
The work was to have been in four parts - (i) Syrian and allied MSS., orthodox, Nestorian and Jacobite; (2) Arabian MSS., Christian and Mahommedan; (3) Coptic, Aethiopic, Persian and Turkish MSS.; and (4) Syrian and Arabian MSS.
His two most important works were a description of certain valuable MSS.
But some MSS.'
The Athanasian Creed, so called because in many MSS.
1642, " who led the way to a more strict and critical inquiry," Waterland passed in review all the known MSS.
This was Lumby's revised date, but the progress of palaeographical studies has made it possible to demonstrate that MSS.
Other new MSS.
Delisle at once pointed out (Notices et extraits des manuscrits, 1898), this MS. supplies a fixed date from which palaeographers can work in dating MSS.
13, 1 and 18, 1), is called in the MSS.
"0 Lord," he prayed, "thou knowest that whenever I have and study secular MSS.
Great numbers of monks, each in solitary cell, spent lonely lives, scorched by the sun, ill-clad and scantily fed, pondering on portions of Scripture or copying MSS.
He also perjured himself when putting before Elizabeth's commission of inquiry at Westminster (December 1568) a copy of the confession of Hepburn of Bowton (Cotton MSS.
Compare the MS. copy of the confession in the British Museum, Cotton MSS.
This French did not correspond with French copies of some of the originals recently discovered in Cecil's MSS.
A similar account of this letter is given in a document of Darnley's father, the earl of Lennox (Cambridge University Library MSS.
These MSS are in the University Library of Cambridge, and were transcribed by Father Stevenson.
Among them (Cambridge University MSS.
There are numerous references to Lenthall in his official capacity, and letters written by and to him, in the Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, and in various MSS.
54; Harleian MSS.
(a) The best is the Latin, which is found in the Old Latin (g h m and the text used by Primasius) and the Vulgate, of which there are eight MSS.
How great was the popularity and diffusion of this letter may be judged in some degree from the fact that Zarncke in his treatise on Prester John gives a list of close on 100 MSS.
Soc., 1838), based on a careful study of the MSS.; A.
Bengel was the first definitely to propound the theory of families or recensions of MSS.
Connected with the university are a valuable library, occupying the palace built for Louis Bonaparte, king of Holland, in 1807 and containing upwards of 200,000 volumes and MSS.; a museum of natural history; an ophthalmic institute; physical and chemical laboratories; a veterinary school; a botanic garden; and an observatory.
In 1896 the Goethe-Schiller Archiv, an imposing building on the wooded height above the Ilm, containing MSS.
There are seven chief MSS.
In addition to this review, the Bollandists undertook the analysis of the hagiographic MSS.
in the Bibliotheque Royale at Brussels (2 vols., 1886-1889), to the Latin and Greek MSS.
in the Bibliotheque Nationale at Paris (5 vols., 1889-1896), to the Greek MSS.
in the Vatican (1899), and to the Latin MSS.
When he reached Leiden (June 6, 1738) he found that the lectures were over for the term and that the MSS.
His corrections are often hasty and false, but a surprisingly large proportion of them have since received confirmation from MSS.
The text of the poem is preserved in the Asloan and Bannatyne MSS.
A trial of the pyx is mentioned in the Lansdowne MSS.
The Liceo of Bologna possesses the MSS.
Salomo agrees with ZaXwµwv (one of several variant forms shown in MSS.
Robert of Brunne's Chronicle exists in two MSS.: Petyt MS. 511, written in the Northern dialect, in the Inner Temple library; and Lambeth MS. 131 in a Midland dialect.
Of Handlyng Synne there are complete MSS.
The Meditacyun was edited from the Bodleian and Harleian MSS.
The Albergo d'Arti, built by Duke Francis III., accommodates the civic collections, comprising the Museo Lapidario (Roman inscriptions, &c.); the valuable archives, the Biblioteca Estense, with 90,000 volumes and 3000 MSS.; the Museo Civico, with large and good palaeo-ethnological and archaeological collections; a fine collection of textile fabrics, and the picture gallery, a good representative collection presented to the city by Francis V.
Even if Erasmus had had at his disposal the MSS.
The public library is in the university buildings and contains many valuable MSS.
In most of our MSS.
- There are three MSS.
It contains some fine wood-work and a large library which includes many valuable MSS.
The museum contains various Roman and Lombard antiquities, and valuable MSS.
BIBLIOGRAPHY.-All Laud's works are to be found in the Library of Anglo-Catholic Theology (7 vols.), including his sermons (of no great merit), letters, history of the chancellorship, history of his troubles and trial, and his remarkable diary, the MSS.
This is shown by the facts that he addressed to Anastasius, emperor of the East (491-518), a laudatory poem, and that the MSS.
There is hardly a library in Europe that did not and does not contain a copy of his great work, and there are about a thousand MSS.
The earliest MSS.
The author is an industrious student and a typical scholar, who frequents libraries and is interested in the MSS.
512), a transcript of whose great work on Latin grammar was completed at Constantinople by one of that grammarian's pupils in 527, to be reproduced in a thousand MSS.
Among the important MSS.
While the Byzantine MSS.
of the 11th century (such as the Laurentian MSS.
The Irish monk Columban, shortly before his death in 615, founded in the neighbourhood of Pavia the monastery of Bobbio, to be the repository of many Latin MSS.
About the same date his fellow-traveller, Gallus, founded above the 'Lake of Constance the monastery of St Gallen, where Latin MSS.
He was interested in Greek, and, a full century before the fall of Constantinople, he was in possession of MSS.
Meanwhile, the quest of MSS.
During the council of Constance, Poggio, the papal secretary, spent in the quest of MSS.
A smaller number was brought from Constantinople by Filelfo (1427), while Quintus Smyrnaeus was discovered in south Italy by Bessarion, who presented his own collection of MSS.
As the emissary of Lorenzo, Janus Lascaris paid two visits to the East, returning from his second visit in 1492 with two hundred MSS.
- The form in which the Hebrew text of the Old Testament is presented to us in all MSS.
An examination of the extant MSS.
916, though it is probable that one or two MSS.
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