A Sixth-Century Fragment of the Letters of Pliny the Younger - A Study of Six Leaves of an Uncial Manuscript Preserved - in the Pierpont Morgan Library New York
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A Sixth-Century Fragment of the Letters of Pliny the Younger - A Study of Six Leaves of an Uncial Manuscript Preserved - in the Pierpont Morgan Library New York

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Title: A Sixth-Century Fragment of the Letters of Pliny the Younger  A Study of Six Leaves of an Uncial Manuscript Preserved  in the Pierpont Morgan Library New York Author: Elias Avery Lowe and Edward Kennard Rand Release Date: September 17, 2005 [EBook #16706] Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK A SIXTH-CENTURY FRAGMENT ***
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A SIXTH-CENTURY FRAGMENT OF THE LETTERS OF PLINY THE YOUNGER A STUDY OF SIX LEAVES OF AN UNCIAL
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PUBLISHED BY THE CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON WASHINGTON, 1922
CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON PCATIUBLIONNO. 304
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CONTENTS.
PARTI. THEPALAEOGRAPHY OF THEMORGANFRAGMENT. BY E. A. LOWE. DNTPOICSIRE OF THEFTGMENRA
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Contents, size, vellum, binding Ruling Relation of the six leaves to the rest of the manuscript Original size of the manuscript Disposition Ornamentation Corrections Syllabification Orthography Abbreviations Authenticity of the six leaves Archetype THEDATE ANDLATERHSTIYOR OF THEMSUNATPIRC On the dating of uncial manuscripts Dated uncial manuscripts Oldest group of uncial manuscripts Characteristics of the oldest uncial manuscripts Date of the Morgan manuscript Later history of the Morgan manuscript Conclusion TTIONPIRCSNAR PARTII. THETEXT OF THEMORGANFRAGMENT. BYE. K. RAND. THEMORGANFTNEMGAR ANDALDUSSANCIENTCODEXPSINIRAUS The Codex Parisinus The Bodleian volume The Morgan fragment possibly a part of the lost Parisinus The script Provenience and contents The text closely related to that of Aldus Editorial methods of Aldus REALITNO OF THEMORGANFGMENTAR TO THEOTHERMSUNAPIRCST OF THE LETRSTE Classes of the manuscripts The early editions Πa member of Class I Πthe direct ancestor ofBFwith probably a copy intervening The probable stemma Further consideration of the external history ofP,Π, andB Evidence from the portions ofBFoutside the text ofΠ ELAIROTIDMSDOHTE OFALDUS Aldus’s methods; his basic text The variants of Budaeus in the Bodleian volume Aldus and Budaeus compared The latest criticism of Aldus
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