In this book are thirty six idylls by Theocritus, and nineteen of his epigrams. Commentaries on these, collected from various copies.
[in the second part]: 'Commentaries on Theocritus' Idylls found in various copies, diligently gathered together by Zacharias Kalliergis the Cretan.'
[on the recto of the last folio]: 'During the time of the Great High Priest Leo X, Pope of Rome, which he rules with holiness, this book was also printed [in Rome] not without a permit, was completed by God's grace, commissioned by the learned Cornelius Begnigno of Viterbo, printed with care and skill by Zacharias Kalliergis the Cretan. 15 January 1516.'
fol.+fol..- This is the first edition of Theocritus's Idylls and the first book printed in Greek in Rome.
There are no other copies of this very rare edition on Mount Athos.