|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionBibliothèque de Genève
ShelfmarkMs. gr. 29/2
Manuscript TitleAthanasius of Alexandria, Works
CaptionPaper · I + 365 ff. · 31.5 × 21.5-22 cm · Northern Italy · 1569-70; 1567; 3rd quarter of the 16th century
Manuscript SummaryThis composite manuscript consists of three volumes and seven different codicological units. It transmits more than 30 works, Athanasian as well as pseudo-Athanasian, often in several copies. The texts were written in the 16th century in Northern Italy, in Switzerland or in Germany, perhaps on the initiative of Theodore Beza, in order for Peter Felckmann to prepare the first edition of the works of Athanasius in Greek, which was published in 1600-1601 by Commelin in Heidelberg. The manuscript preserves only late texts, but it is of great historical importance due to its status as the model for the editio princeps of Athanasius’ works. It is the source of all the textual variants identified by Felckmann, that were then taken up by Montfaucon in 1686 and passed on by Migne.
Standard descriptionNotice de Matthieu Cassin (IRHT, Paris) avec la collaboration de Pierre-Marie Hombert (IEA, Paris), 2019.
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-bge-gr0029-2 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-bge-gr0029-2)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttps://e-codices.unifr.ch/metadata/iiif/bge-gr0029-2/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteGenève, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. gr. 29/2: Athanasius of Alexandria, Works (https://e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/bge/gr0029-2).
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