Basil, of Caesarea, c 329-379 (Saint, Bishop)
- Existence: c 0329-0379
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 119/ff. 21r-33r
Contents This section contains a version of De Institutione Juvenum by Saint Basil the Great. Saint Basil lived in the 4th century and was a theologian. This version of his text addressed to the young was translated by Italian humanist and historian Leonardo Aretino (commonly known as Leonardo Bruni).In this manuscript, the Prologue of this text is titled Prologus Leonardi Aretini in librum magistri basilii, and...
Dates: 15th century
Epistola ad nepotes de utilitate studii librorum gentilum by Saint Basil, translated by Leonardo Aretino, 15th century
Identifier: MS 120/ff. 4r-34v
Contents This section contains the Epistola ad nepotes de utilitate studii librorum gentilum by Saint Basil the Great, translated by Leonardo Aretino. Saint Basil lived in the 4th century and was a theologian. This version of his text addressed to the young was translated and prefaced by Italian humanist and historian Leonardo Aretino (commonly known as Leonardo Bruni). It is about how Christian youths should read classical literature. In this manuscript, it is titled...
Dates: 15th century
Identifier: MS 100/ff. 1r-53v
Contents This part of the manuscript contains the text Hexameron by Basil of Caesarea (329/330-379), an influential theologian and prolific writer of early Christianity, he is considered a saint in different Christian traditions and a doctor by the Catholic Church. The Hexameron (also spelled Hexaëmeron or Hexaëmeros) consists in an interpretation and exegesis of the six...
Dates: 12th century
Identifier: MS 229
Scope and Contents This manuscript contains an incomplete copy of the Onomasticon by Julius Pollux, a Greek thesaurus of Attic words arrnaged by subject. It starts as follows on f. 1r: 'Όνομασίαι θεῶν καὶ δαιμόνων καὶ τών περὶ αὐτἁ καὶ τιμῶν καὶ τόπων καὶ χωρῶν καὶ τῶν περὶ αυτ... καὶ τὰ τῶν τχνητῶν καὶ τῶν θε ραπευτῶν.', and includes the chapters 1-10 of Book 1, with some lacunae.There are two pastedowns at the beginning and end of the volume, which contains parts of...
Dates: ? 15th century