Discourses of Epictetus - Manuscript Editions

Manuscript Editions

The earliest manuscript of the Discourses is a twelfth-century manuscript kept at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. In the Bodleian manuscript, a blot or stain has fallen onto one of the pages, and has made a series of words illegible; in all the other known manuscripts these words (or sometimes the entire passage) are omitted, thus all the other manuscripts are derived from this one archetype.

The Discourses were first printed (in Greek) by Vettore Trincavelli, at Venice in 1535.

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