Kat’ Alphabeton Onomaton Attikon Eklogai, Ex dispositione Nicolai Blancardi… collegit partim, digessitque, Johannes Stephanus Bernard.

  • Thomas Magister
  • Lugduni Batavorum [Leiden]: Apud Petrum vander Eyk et Cornelium de Pecker 1757


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8vo, pp. [xiv], 478, [2], 479-936, [48]. Contemporary vellum, spine lettered in ink. Spotted and toned in places, a small wormtrack in lower margin at beginning. Vellum a little soiled, spine slightly darkened. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Gaisford, Dean of Christ Church, to front pastedown, his ownership inscription and a further note on the author to endpapers, a couple of marginal annotations.


The primary work of the Byzantine grammarian Thomas Magister (c.1270-1346), a roughly alphabetical gathering of Attic Greek words and phrases to aid in composition, in a variorium edition by the physician and philologist Johann Stephen Bernard (1718-1793). Bernard based his work on the text established by Nikolaas Blanckaert (1624-1703), professor at Franeker.

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