Antistoecharium Vaticanum r (Vatic. gr. 23) (1141 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Essay

Dimitrios Papanikolaou (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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A medieval Greek orthographical lexicon, which is preserved mutilated in only one manuscript deposited in the Vatican Library (Vaticanus graecus 23). [See description of the manuscript in Mercati and Franchi de Cavalieri 1923: 22.] Its compiler(s) and date are at present unknown. Only segments of it have been published so far (Reitzenstein 1892: 8-15; with further discussion and citations in Schneider 1999: 526-572).

An important issue concerning the Antistoecharium Vaticanum (from now on: AV) is the issue of its sources. It had been observed since Reitzenstein (1892: 9) that the AV utilises most probably Hesychius and at least another unknown orthographical and etymological source; another …

Citation: Papanikolaou, Dimitrios. "Antistoecharium Vaticanum r (Vatic. gr. 23)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 22 February 2019 [, accessed 30 May 2020.]

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