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Greek manuscript, earliest form of minuscule script ("codex vetustissimus"), 10th Century, (Florence, Laurentian Library, lxix.2)

Text: from en:Thucycdides, Peleoponnesian War, book 4, chapter 88f.

Transcription:
ἀφίστασθαι ἀθηναίων · καὶ πιστώσαν-
τες αὐτὸν τοῖς ὄρκοις οὕς τὰ τέλη τῶν
λακεδαιμονίων ὀμόσαντα αὐτὸν ἐξέ-
πεμψαν, ἦ μὴν εὔεσθαι ξυμμάχους αὐ-
τονόμους οὑς ἂν προσαγάγηται, οὕτω
δέχονται τὸν στρατόν· καὶ ὀυ πολὺ ὕ-
στερον καὶ στάγειρος ἀνδρέων ἀποικία
ξυναπέστη· ταῦτα μὲν οῦν ἐν τῶ θέρει
τούτο ἐγένετο· τοῦ δ' ἐπιγιγνομένου
χειμῶνος ἐυθὺς ἀρχομένου ὡς τῶ ἱπ-
ποκράτει καὶ δημοσθένει στρατηγοῖς

Translation: "[...] to revolt from Athens; not however admitting the army until they had taken his personal security for the oaths sworn by his government before they sent him out, assuring the independence of the allies whom he might bring over. Not long after, Stagirus, a colony of the Andrians, followed their example and revolted. Such were the events of this summer. It was in the first days of the winter following [...] into the hands of the Athenian generals, Hippocrates and Demosthenes [...]"

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Source Reproduction in Edward Maunde Thompson, An Introduction to Greek and Latin Paleography, (Oxford: Clarendon, 1912). Websource: Paul Halsall, Byzantine Paleography. Cropped. Translation from Wikisource.
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