The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.3.8
Manuscript Title

Elias Cretensis, Commentary on St Gregory

Alternative Title

Elias Cretensis In Gregorium Graece

James Number 1180
Century 16th
Physical Description

30 lines to a page. In an ugly hand.


Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738.No old mark. (G. 15. No. 300.)

Donor Gale, Roger (1672-1744), Antiquary
Size (cm) 31.5 x 22
Folio 219 ff.
Material Paper
Language Greek
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f.1 Ἐξήγησις του̑ ἱερωτάτου μητροπολίτου κρήτης κυρου̑ ἡλίου εἰς τοὺς μὴ ἀναγινωσκομένους λόγους του̑ ἐν ἁγίοις πατρὸς ἡμω̑ν Γρηγορίου ἀρχιεπισκόπου κωνσταντινουπόλεως του̑ θεολόγου.
Ἐν πεντηκοστω̑ δευτέρω ἀριθμω̑ τω̑ν του̑ μεγάλου πατρὸς ἡμω̑ν του̑ τῆς θεολογίας φερωνύμου περιγραφομένων λόγων
--οὕτως ἀποδέχεσθαι τὰ εἰρημένα.
f.1b ἀπολογητικὸς τῆς εἰς τὸν πόντον αὐτου̑ φυγῆς.
Ends unfinished f.220b
οἱ γὰρ ἐν τῆ ἐπουρανίω σιών άπο...
The author lived in the 8th century and wrote commentaries on twenty-one of St Gregory's orations. This work was partly printed in Latin by Billius at Paris. Fabric. Bibl. Gr. VIII.430.

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