Medieval and Early Modern Greek Manuscripts : Plutarch

Medieval and Early Modern Greek Manuscripts

<p style='text-align: justify;'> This small octavo manuscript contains the 16th-century Latin translation of <i>Plutarch</i>'s essay Περὶ ἀδολεσχίας (<i>De garrulitate</i>, entitled <i>De futili loquacitate</i>) by John Christopherson (d. 1558), Master of Trinity College, Cambridge in 1553 and bishop of Chichester in 1557. The translation is preceded by a dedication epistle to Princess Mary Tudor, while her brother Edward VI was king, and followed by a copy of the same text in Greek.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>The manuscript is bound with CUL Dd.6.55, a copy, dated 1454, on parchment and paper, of the <i>Quadriga Spirituale</i> by Nicholas of Osimo (d. 1453), in Italian.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dr Matteo di Franco</p>


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