Antistoecharium Cryptaferratense Za III

Literary/ Cultural Context Essay

Dimitrios Papanikolaou (University of Democritus)
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“Antistoecharium Cryptaferratense Za III” is a medieval Greek orthographical work which is preserved in its most integral form in a manuscript preserved in cod. Cryptaferratensis Za III, fol. 17r – 46v (14th century, deposited at the Uniate monastery of Saint Nilus, Grottaferrata, Greek: Κρυπτοφέρη, S. Italy). The manuscript preserves the text in a somewhat fuller form with relatively small portions of the text having been lost: i.e. the end of letter N, the entire Ξ and the biggest part of the O (see descriptions in Uhlig 1883: XI-XII; Theodoridis 1976: 53-54). Fragments of the Antistoecharium are also preserved in cod. Monacensis gr. 310, fol. 46r - 51v (9th/10th century, Munich State Library), which provides a text bearing substantial losses of the greatest part of the…

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Citation: Papanikolaou, Dimitrios. "Antistoecharium Cryptaferratense Za III". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 15 January 2020 [, accessed 09 December 2023.]

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