Category: History

Blair’s Assyrian Chronology

On the left column, Blair lists a date each from 3 of the leading chronologists of his time. In this article, they will be marked as U for Ussher, H for Hales, and C for Clinton. Another name that is abbreviated below is Layard… Continue Reading “Blair’s Assyrian Chronology”

List of Chronologists

James Ussher (1581-1656)[1] William Hales (1747-1831)[1] Henry Fynes Clinton (1781-1852)[1] John Blair (d.1782)[1] ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ References: [1] – https://books.google.com/books?id=6Cc9AAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false. Accessed 11 August 2020. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ Gain access to exclusive Ctruth activities, benefits, and content @ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~

Lucian of Samosata

Lucian of Samosata (c.125-after 180). Oxford Libraries lists 8 MSS. They date to the 14th century and later. [1] Pearse lists 11 MSS. They date to the 9th century and later. [2] ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ References: [1] – https://medieval.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/catalog/person_100218901. Accessed 5 August 2020.… Continue Reading “Lucian of Samosata”

Strabo

Strabo (64 BC – 24 AD). Princeton University Library lists 19 MSS. Two date as early as the 5th century and the rest date after the 9th century. [1] ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ References: [1] – https://library.princeton.edu/byzantine/subject-name/strabo. Accessed 5 August 2020. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~… Continue Reading “Strabo”

Paulus Orosius

Paulus Orosius (375-418). Oxford Libraries lists 8 manuscripts. They date to the 11th century and later. [1] Pearse lists 245. They date to the 9th century and later. [2] ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ References: [1] – https://medieval.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/catalog/person_2479624. Accessed 5 August 2020. [2] – http://www.tertullian.org/rpearse/manuscripts/orosius_history.htm. Accessed… Continue Reading “Paulus Orosius”

Dionysius of Halicarnassus

Dionysius of Halicarnassus (60-7 BC). Oxford Libraries lists 5 manuscripts. They all date to the 14th century or later. [1] MS. Auct. E. 2. 8 — Composite manuscript MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 157 — 15th century MS. Canon. Gr. 45 — c. 1600 (?) MS. Canon. Gr. 48… Continue Reading “Dionysius of Halicarnassus”

Julius Caesar

Roger Pearse lists a number of MSS that are thought to be based on the writings of Julius Caesar. Alpha Family: Amsterdam 73, 2nd quarter of the 9th century, written at Fleury (=A) Paris lat. 5056, 11-12th century, written at Moissac (=Q) Paris lat.… Continue Reading “Julius Caesar”

Cicero

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC). Oxford Libraries lists 117 manuscripts. The earliest one is dated to the 9th century. The majority of them date after the 14th century. [1] ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ References: [1] – https://medieval.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/catalog/person_78769600. Accessed 5 August 2020. ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~… Continue Reading “Cicero”

Marcus Terentius Varro

Marcus Terentius Varro (116 – 27 B.C.). Oxford Libraries lists 2 manuscripts. [1]– MS. Auct. F. 5. 32 — 15th century, second half; Italian, North– MS. Lat. class. d. 2 — 1454; Italian, Ferrara Pearse lists 3. One isn’t dated, one dates to the 11th century and… Continue Reading “Marcus Terentius Varro”

Diodorus Siculus

Diodorus Siculus(d. after 21 BC). Princeton University Library lists 23 manuscripts. The earliest one dates to the 9th century. The majority of them date after the 14th century. [1] Pearse lists 59 manuscripts. The earliest one dates to the 10th century. The majority of them… Continue Reading “Diodorus Siculus”

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