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Collection Level Description: Papers of A.B. Poynton

Reference: MSS. Gr. class. c. 101, Gr. misc. d. 5
Title: Papers of A.B. Poynton
Dates of Creation: 20th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Arthur Blackburne Poynton

Language of Material: Ancient Greek

Administrative/Biographical History

Arthur Blackburne Poynton (1867-1944) was a Greek scholar at Oxford. More details can be found in Who Was Who.

Scope and Content

Fair copy by A.B. Poynton of his notes towards an edition of the Scholia of Joannes Siceliota on Hermogenes, On ideas, with (d. 5) duplicated typescript of an article by Poynton on 'Gregory of Nazianzus and the Greek rhetoricians. (A supplement to the index of Walz, Rhetores graeci, ix)'.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by A.B. Poynton in 1941 and (d.5) 1933.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, nos. 47283-4.

Related Units of Description

See a selective concordance by A.B. Poynton to the Opuscula of Dionysius Halicarnassensis (MS. Gr. class. d. 139); and Transcripts by A.B. Poynton of John Doxopater on Hermogenes (MS. Gr. class. d. 160).

Access Points

Greek literature

Rhetoric, Ancient

Gregory | 329-389 | Saint, of Nanzianzus and Doctor of the Church, theologian

Hermogenes | 161-180 | of Tarsus, Greek rhetorician

Poynton | Arthur Blackburne | 1867-1944 | Greek scholar

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