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Iii, 1104–1105. Nau, Ple´rophories, 5. Wright, Catalogue, vol. iii, 1080. MS BM Add. 14,631 is listed as no. 933. 67 Nau, Ple´rophories, 5. 68 For a detailed listing of these sections, see Nau, Ple´rophories, 5. These mutilations may have been the reason, as Steppa, ‘Plerophories’, 8, observed, why Wright missed identifying the text in MS BM Add. 14,631 as a copy of the Plerophoriae. 69 An ancient reader of BM Add. 14,650 added marginal notes which later appeared as insertions into the text of BM Add.
Thus, I am using the directional preposition ‘anti’ in the phrase ‘anti-Chalcedonian’ without any polemical connotations, but merely as a historical designation. g. e. ancient oriental) or ‘vor-Chalkedonensisch’ (pre-Chalcedonian). 2 The second work, the so-called Plerophoriae, is a collection of apophthegmata-like anecdotes which focus on the controversy over the acceptance of the decisions of the 1 Among his own fellow countrymen and -women, Peter the Iberian is still en vogue. See, for example, the appearance of the novel by K’et’evan Nuc’ubize, Petre Iberi: istoriuli romani (Tbilisi, 1975).
1 (Louvain, 1949), pp. 156–165 (Latin)). D. , University of Uppsala, 1987); and the English translation of the work by W. Witakowski, Pseudo-Dionysius of Tel Mahre: Chronicle III (Liverpool, 1996). 71 Michael the Syrian, Chronicle (ed. -B. Chabot, Chronique de Michel le Syrien, Patriarche Jacobite d’Antioche (1166–1199), 4 vols. (Paris, 1899–1910; repr. Brussels, 1963), here vol. iv, pp. 203–215 (text), vol. ii, pp. 69–88 (French translation)). See also above, ch. 1, pp. 21–22, n. 60. 72 See Honigmann, Pierre l’Ibe´rien, 55 n.
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