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10 June 2011

Greek Manuscripts Update

We recently added more Greek manuscripts to the British Library's Digitised Manuscripts website.

A page from a copy of the Four Gospels in Ancient Greek, showing the Gospel of St Mark.

Gospel of St Mark, 1326 (Add MS 5117, f. 84v)

In response to some of our readers' comments, here is a list (with hyperlinks) of the 24 new additions:

A page from a 10th-century copy of the Orations of Gregory of Nazianzus, written in Ancient Greek.

Gregory of Nazianzus, Oratio 41 (In Pentecosten), 10th century (Add MS 14771, f. 70v)

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Comments

I came to this post by Roger Pearce's blog. As a budding paleographer, I must say that these are gorgeous manuscripts. Having them freely available is tremendous. ευχαριστω δε σοι!

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