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Greek manuscript

Greek manuscript

Descriptive Summary

Title: Greek manuscript
Inclusive Dates: 2nd century A.D.
Language: Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 item in vault)
Collection Number: ms1347
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one Greek manuscript, probably papyrus, origin unknown, from the early 2nd century A. D. It measures 6.2 X 7 cm with a 2 cm margin at the lefthand side. It is a small fragment of a private letter written in a fair upright script to be compared with W. Schubart, Tabula 22. Only the beginning of seven lines is preserved and the document is difficult to read. "A son Herm[ ]" or "a son of Herm[ ]" is mentioned in 1.2. The word "grapes" occurs in 1.3.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available by special permission only. Please contact Head of Manuscripts Dept. for further inquiry.

Preferred Citation

Greek manuscript, 2nd century A. D. MS 1347. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Letters -- Early works to 1800.
Manuscripts (documents)
Manuscripts, Greek (Papyri).
Manuscripts, Greek.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

VB 2:1Manuscript