Sentence Examples

  • Manu ejusdem Bosii.4 The oldest evidence now existing for any works of Cicero is to be found in palimpsests written in the 4th or 5th century.
  • The oldest MS. of any speeches, or indeed of any work of Cicero's, apart from the palimpsests, belongs to the Chapter-house of St Peter's in Rome (H.
  • It is on his skill as a reader of palimpsests that Mai's fame chiefly rests.
  • These palimpsests had originally belonged to the famous convent of St Columba at Bobbio, and had been written over by the monks with the acts of the first council of Chalcedon.

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