Manuscript No. 56: Miscellany, A.D. 1662
- Manuscript No. 56: Miscellany, A.D. 1662
- Date Created
- Place of Origin
- Zamość, Poland
- Armenian Manuscripts
Fols. 95-102. II. The Story of the Young Man Who Sold His Father and His Mother.
Fol. 121 Inscriptions, dated A.D. 1667, 1682, and 1687.Fol. 121v. Inscription.
Fols. 102v-118v. III Ode and Story of King Joasaph.Fols. 119-119v. Blank with scribbles.
Fols. 94-95. Colophons dated A.D. 1614 and 1662.
Fol. 120 (A stray page from a "Divan": text in Armeno-Turkish.)Fol. 120. Notes on commercial transactions.
The codex is a Miscellany containing the following texts: Fols. 1-94. I. The Story of the Seven Sages. According to the colophon at the end of the text on folio 94v, this work was translated from Latin into Armenian at the city of Zamość in Poland in A.D. 1614 by the priest Yokob T'oxat'c'i (1563-1657/63?). For a study of the work see Nersēs Akinian, "Patmut'iwn Evt'n Imastasirac' Hay Grakanut'ean mēĵ," Handes Amsōreay nos. 9-10 (1921): 472-485. This Armenian version , with certain variations, went through six printings during the years, 1696-1796. (see pg.234-235, Medieval Armenian Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles.)
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