Tiberius Hemsterhuys: Dictata in Artistophanis Plutum

Scope and Content

'Dictata in Aristophanis Plutum', notes of Tiberius Hemsterhuys upon Aristophanes' 'Plutus', 640 folios: (p. 1) Prolegomena. Remarks on Comedy in general; (p. 24) Life of Aristophanes; (p. 32) notes on the text; (p. 603) index to Greek words and phrases. Inside the front cover are the following notes: 'Phillipps MS 4462'; ''35' in some list'; and in pencil 'No.8 Longman'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Tiberius Hemsterhuys (1685-1766), Dutch philologer, professor of Sacred Languages at the University of Leiden.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Francis Jenkinson, 1923.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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An edition of the 'Plutus' by T. Hemsterhuys was first published in 1744, and again in 1776 and 1811.