The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark B.8.2
Manuscript Title John Chrysostom, Homilies on Genesis
Alternative Title Chrysostomi Homiliae In Genesim Xxx.
James Number 186
Century 11th12th
Physical Description Double columns of 32 lines. Finely written: ornament at the beginning in colours, usually in red after that.
Provenance From Bentley. At top of f.1 is (xvi) Του̑ ἁγίου ὀνουφρίου τοις (=τῆς) άχιροποιήτου.Cf. Bodl. Misc. Gr., 139.
Donor Bentley, Richard (1662–1742), Philologist and Classical Scholar, Master of Trinity
Size (cm) 33.5 x 26
Folio 270 ff.
Material Parchment
Language Greek
Collation α8-λδ΄8 (wants 6-8): the last leaves much torn and patched, and two leaves of paper (cent. xv?) supplied at the end.
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f.1 του̑ ἐν ἁγίοις πατρὸς ἡμω̑ν Ἰωάννου άρχιεπισκόπου κωνσταντινουπόλεως του̑ χρυσοστόμου ὁμιλία ῥηθεῖσα εἰς τὴν εἴσοδον τῆς ἁγίας τεσσαρακοστῆς
Χαίρω κ. εὐφραίνομαι ὁρω̑ν σήμερον.
Ends with Ὁμιλία λ΄. The vellum original leaves off with
ἐπὶ τὰ κρίματα τῆς δικαιοσὐνης σου.
It is continued and completed by a much damaged paper leaf.
The last leaf, also of paper, has a number of scribbles and late drawings.
Ed. Montfaucon, iv. pt 1.

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