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Ms.Codex 1224 - Gronovius, Joannes Fredericus, 1611-1671 - Ortus et occasus veterum regum ac regnorum
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Author:
Gronovius, Joannes Fredericus, 1611-1671.
Title:
Ortus et occasus veterum regum ac regnorum [manuscript]
Origin:
[Netherlands], 1713.
Physical description:
131 leaves : paper ; 150 x 95 (115-130 x 65-75) mm. bound to 160 x 100 mm.
Language(s):
Latin, with some Greek notes in margins.
Biographical / Organizational History:
Professor of history, rhetoric and Greek at the University of Leiden, and later the librarian of the University.
Summary:
A history of ancient kings and kingdoms around the Mediterranean and in Asia. Some of the sections are based upon the Roman historian Justinus' work, and act as a commentary to Justinus.
Contents:
1. p.1-9: Regnum Assyrium.
2.p.10-14: Regnum Medorium.
3. p.15-17: Assyrii reges secundi.
4. p.17-21: Reges Chaldaeorum ex Ptolemaeo.
5. p.22-25: Reges Lydorum.
6. p.26-46: Regnum Aegyptiorum.
7. p.47-54: Reges Persiarum.
8. p.55-76: Reges Atheniensium ad Justino libro 2 capitulo 6.
9. p.77-98: Reges Lacedaemoniorum ad Justino libro 3 capitulo 2.
10. p.99-114: Reges Thebani ad Justino.
11. p.115-142: Reges Macedoniae.
12. p.143-148: Reges Epirotarum.
13. p.149-156: Tiranni Siculorum.
14. p.157-164: Reges Battiadae Cyrenensium.
15. p.165-170: Tyranni Heracleae Ponticae.
16. p.171-177: Regis Pergameni.
17. p.178-189: Reges Aegypti post Alexandrium.
18. p.190-210: Reges Syriae et Asiae post Alexandrium.
19. p.211-227: Reges Parthorum.
20. p.228-248: Index in usum huius libelli.
Related names:
Overmeer, Cornelius ab, scribe.
Subject:
Justinus, Marcus Junianus. Historiae Philippicae.
History, Ancient - Early works to 1800.
Form / Genre:
Codices.
Commentaries.
Histories.
Manuscripts, Latin - 18th century.
Manuscripts, European.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. i recto).
Pagination: Paper, 131 leaves; [i-x], 1-227, [228-262]; contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive book hand by Cornelius ab Overmeer (p. 248).
Decoration: Later bookplate with initials BVH inside upper cover and coat of arms; floral and vine motif stamped on covers is repeated in ink on title page.
Binding: Contemporary gilt calf (Zacour-Hirsch).
Origin: Written in the Netherlands (Zacour-Hirsch), 1713 (p. 248).
Indexed / Referenced in:
Described in Zacour, Norman P. and Hirsch, Rudolf. Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of the University of Pennsylvania to 1800 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1965), Supplement B. The Library Chronicle 45 (1981), p. 5 (Ms. Latin 260).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 1224
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms.Codex 1224

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Collection: Other
Facsimile: Yes
Illuminated: No
Illustrated: Yes
Notated: No
Language: Latin
Century: 18th century
Date: 1713
Genre: Codices
Genre: Commentaries
Genre: Histories
Genre: Manuscripts, European
Genre: Manuscripts, Latin - 18th century
Subject: History, Ancient
Subject: Justinus, Marcus Junianus
Author: Gronovius, Joannes Fredericus, 1611-1671
Related names: Overmeer, Cornelius ab, scribe
Page material: Paper