Lincoln College MS. Gr. 34
Diktyon no.: 48688
THEODORET OF CYR and PHILO OF ALEXANDRIA; 1st half of the 10th c.
Fol. 140v is blank.
The end is lost, so that the text breaks off with the words γνῶσις εὐσεβείας κλῆρος.
Part A (ff. 2–41, 46–140) 24 lines [ 193 × 114 mm. ], ruling Leroy 20B1.
Part B (ff. 42–46) 30–33 lines [ 183 × 114 mm. ], no ruling. These leaves replaced a loss in the original manuscript; see below.
Part C (ff. 141–280) 30 lines [ 196 × 113 mm. ] (ff. 141–188) and 35 lines [ 200 × 113 mm. ] (ff. 189–280), ruling Leroy 20B1.
Written by three independently working scribes:
Part A (ff. 2–41, 46–140) Cosmas (RGK I, no. 216), who signed his name on f. 140r: Ὁ Θ(εο)ς ἱλάσθητι καὶ | συγχώρισον δια πρεσ|βίων τῆς σὲ τεκού|σης αμαρτωλῶ | Κοσμᾶ. Similar hands are found in Princeton University Library, Garrett 14, dated 955, in Paris, BNF, Grec 668, dated 954, and in Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale, II.2404, dated 976.
Part B (ff. 42–46) anonymous, active in the mid-fourteenth century (judging from the paper watermarks).
Part C (ff. 141–280) anonymous.
There is no prominent decoration.
Binding (probably eighteenth-century) of marbled paper over pasteboard. The endpapers and pastedowns contain no watermarks.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequeathed by Sir George Wheler (1651–1724), who acquired it during his journey to Greece (1675–1676).
Lincoln College MS. Gr. 34, fols. 42-46
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Last Substantive Revision
2023-01: Revised description by Georgi Parpulov.