The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark B.9.4
Manuscript Title

John Chrysostom, Homilies on Genesis

Alternative Title

Ioannis Chrysostomi Homiliae In Genesim

James Number 200
Century 12th
Physical Description

Double columns of 30 lines. Well written. Imperfect at each end: first leaves supplied on paper of cent. xvi.


From Bentley. On f.285 (xvi) is ἡ παρου̑σα βίβλος ὑπάρχει του̑ παντοκράτορος χριστου̑ του̑ ἐν τω̑ ἄθω ὄρει κ. εἴ τις άποξενώση αὐτὴν νὰ ἔχει τὰς άρᾶς (!) τω̑ν ἁγίων τ̅ι̅η ̅ θεοφόρων πατέρων άμήν.On f.4 is a similar inscription adding that the book was given by Symeon.

Donor Bentley, Richard (1662–1742), Philologist and Classical Scholar, Master of Trinity
Size (cm) 39 x 26.5
Folio 292 ff.
Material Parchment
Language Greek

2 ff. paper | α8-λζ8 (wants 5-8).

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Homiliae Io. Chrysostomi in Genesim xxx.
The beginning of Hom. 1 supplied on 2 ff. of paper of cent. xvi.
f.1 Χαίρω καὶ εὐφραίνομε σῆμερον(!)
The old hand begins
f.3 Του̑ θεου̑ ἀγανάκτησιν ἐπισπω̑νται
Hom. xxx ends incomplete on f.292b,
ναὶ . άλλὰ πόθεν δῆλον ὅτι οὐκ ἐδυσχέρανεν . ἄκουε.

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