The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark B.9.15
Manuscript Title John Chrysostom, Homilies on Genesis
Alternative Title Chrysostomi Homiliae In Genesim
James Number 211
Century 12th14th
Physical Description Double columns of 27 lines. Well written. The first page partly re-written.
Provenance Given by Bentley. On f.1 is Ἀρσε(νιυ).
Donor Bentley, Richard (1662–1742), Philologist and Classical Scholar, Master of Trinity
Size (cm) 35 x 24.5
Folio 311 vellum + 32 paper ff.
Material PaperParchment
Language Greek
Collation 18-38 48 (wants 1, 8) 58-138 (8 canc.)-208 216 (paper) 228 238 246 256 (paper) 268-408 || 418-448 (paper).
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Chrysostomi Homiliae in Genesim.
The first 29 Homilies are on vellum, in the original hand. Homilies 30-33 (ff.312-343) are supplied on paper of cent xiv? well written, in double columns of 34 lines.
On f.343b is the colophon
τέλος εἴληφεν ἡ πρώτη βίβλος τῆς ἑξαημέρου.
Two leaves are wanting in Hom. iv.


Wilson, N. G., 'A Puzzle in Stemmatic Theory Solved', Revue d'histoire des textes 4 (1974), 139-42

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