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MS. Holkham Gr. 37

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Diktyon no.: 48105

Chrysostom on Matthew, 15th century

Contents

Language(s): Greek

John Chrysostom, Homilies on the Gospel of Matthew 1-30

CPG 4424

1. (fols 1r-16r)

Homilia 1, CPG 4424.1, BHG 1228c-1228cc, PG 57, 13-24.

2. ( fols 16v-29r)

Homilia 2, CPG 4424.2, BHG 1892p, PG 57, 24-32.

3. (fols 29r-40r)

Homilia 3, CPG 4424.3, BHG 1898m, PG 57, 32-40.

4. (fols 40v-61v)

Homilia 4, CPG 4424.4, BHG 1895e, PG 57, 40-54.

5. (fols 61v-71v)

Homilia 5, CPG 4424.5, BHG 1665a-1665ab, 1665a, PG 57, 55-62.

6. (fols 71v-86v)

Homilia 6, CPG 4424.6, BHG 1914n, PG 57, 62-72.

7. (fols 87r-99v)

Homilia 7, CPG 4424.7, BHG 1894m, PG 57, 73-82.

8. (fols 99v-109v)

Homilia 8, CPG 4424.8, BHG 1914s, PG 57, 82-90-176 (sic).

9. (fols 109v-122v)

Homilia 9, CPG 4424.9, BHG 1899f, PG 57, 90-176 (sic)-184.

10. (fols 122v-135v)

Homilia 10, CPG 4424.10, PG 57, 184-192.

11. (fols 135v-152r)

Homilia 11, CPG 4424.11, PG 57, 192-202.

12. (fols 152r-162r)

Homilia 12, CPG 4424.12, BHG 1933, 1932n, PG 57, 202-208.

13. (fols 162r-177r)

Homilia 13, CPG 4424.13, PG 57, 208-218.

14. (fols 177v-186v)

Homilia 14, CPG 4424.14, PG 57, 218-222.

15. (fols 186v-213r)

Homilia 15, CPG 4424.15, PG 57, 223-238.

16. (fols 213v-241r)

Homilia 16, CPG 4424.16, PG 57, 238-254.

17. (fols 241r-258v)

Homilia 17, CPG 4424.17, PG 57, 255-266.

18. (fols 258v-273v)

Homilia 18, CPG 4424.18, PG 57, 266-274.

19. (fols 273v-295v)

Homilia 19, CPG 4424.19, PG 57, 274-286.

20. (fols 295v-309r)

Homilia 20, CPG 4424.20, PG 57, 286-294.

21. (fols 309v-315r)

Homilia 21, des. mut. γυμνὸν ἁπάντων (the copyist wrote in red ink: ἐλύπ(ει) τετράδιον τοῦ ἀντιβολαίου), CPG 4424.21, PG 57, 294-298. 24.

22. (fols 315r-320r)

⟨Homilia 22⟩, inc. mut. ἡμῖν χρη/στὰς ὑπὸ πάντας, CPG 4424.22, PG 57, 304.5-308.

23. (fols 320r-341v)

Homilia 23, CPG 4424.23, PG 57, 308-320.

24. (fols 342r-352r)

Homilia 24, CPG 4424.24, PG 57, 321-328.

25. (fols 352r-362r)

Homilia 25, CPG 4424.25, PG 57, 328-334.

26. (fols 362r-380v)

Homilia 26, CPG 4424.26, PG 57, 334-344.

27. (fols 380v-391r)

Homilia 27, CPG 4424.27, inc. different from PG: Ὁ μὲν Μάρκος καὶ εὐθέως, PG 57, 344-350.

28. (fols 391r-404r)

Homilia 28, CPG 4424.28, PG 57, 350-358.

29. (fols 404r-410v)

Homilia 29, CPG 4424.29, PG 57, 358-362.

30. (fols 410v-425r)

Homilia 30, CPG 4424.30, PG 57, 362-370.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper
Extent: iv + 429 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 200 × 150 mm.

Layout

20 lines per page.

Additions:

Heavily annotated by Morezenos, possibly John Morezenos?

fol. iiir, possibly in hand of Markos Morezenos= hand 1a? see Ε. Kakoulidi, ‘Ὁ Ἰωάννης Μορεζῆνος καὶ τὸ ἔργο του’, Κρητικὰ Χρονικά 22 (1970) 45. ἐνθυμοῦ πᾶς ἀνὴρ διαφέρει γυναικ(ὸς) οὐδὲν τῶν ὑστερογεν(νῶν) ἐστὶν ἀνὴρ πᾶν τὸ πρώτερον ἄρχει τοῦ ὑστερογενοῦς, ὃ ἐστὶ γυνὴ πᾶς ἀνὴρ ἐστὶ τὸ πρῶτερον ἄρα πᾶς ἀνὴρ τοῦ ὑστερογενοῦς, ὃ ἐστὶ γυνὴ κατὰ τοῦ λέγοντος ὅστις ἡ γυνὴ (ἐ)πὶ τοὺς (?) ἄνδρας, γέγωνε, εὕρη(ται) εἰς τοῦτ(ο)ν, ἡ ἑμοῖ ἀπόκρισις ἀλλ ἀληθ(ῶς) Amante lustrano de’ Semine’, chef u Una volta diventata, una femine in Maschio, et fece’ anti figlioli coe/ masci et hoc vero Sono tuo vate’ donne’, de Doϊ Nature, et hanno Fato disverzenar de’ Zonane

fol. ivv: αἱ παροῦσαι ὁμιλίαι τοῦ θείου Χρυσοστόμου εἰσὶν, ἕως τὸ θον κεφάλαιον, τοῦ εὐ(αγγελί)ου τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) ματθαῖον. (hand 2) τὸν δεύτερον τόμον εἰς ἕτερον πρῶτον μὲν ἄρχεται ἐκ τοῦ ιγ΄ κεφαλαίου. (hand 2a?)

fol. 425v (hand 2?): Ση(μείωσαι) ἡ ἐξήγησις τοῦ μακαρίου Χρυσοστόμου, ἐν τῷ παρόντι τόμῳ ἐστὶν ἕως τὰ ια΄ κεφάλαια__ Ση(μείωσαι) ἡ ἐξήγησις τοῦ αὐτοῦ ἱεροῦ Χρυσοστόμου ἐν τῷ ἑτέρῳ τόμῳ ἄρχεται ἐκ τῶν κδ΄ κεφαλαίων καὶ καταλείγει ἕως τέλους. ἔχει δὲ λείπον τὰ κεφάλαια (δ)έκ(α)τρία ἀπὸ τῶν ια΄ ἕως τὰ κδ΄:~

fol. 426v: (hand 2a?) μαθηματικῶς Εὑρίσκωμεν ὅτι οἱ Ἰουδαῖοι καταλύουσι τὸ σάββατον, μὲτὰ εὐλόγου αἰτί(ας) φαμὲ(ν), σαφέστατα ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ οὕτως ἀλλοθὶ ὄταν ἡμ(εῖ)ς ἔχωμ(εν) ἡμέραν, ἐκείθ(εν) νὺξ πέφυκε, καὶ ἄλλον ἔστι καθὥςπερ τὰ κλῆματα(?) τοῦ ἡλίου ἔχει. ὤστε οὐκοὖν ἐν παντὶ τῷ κόσμῳ ἑν μιᾷ ὥρα ἄρχεται σάββατον, ἄρχεται μὲν εἰς τινὰ ἄλλον τόπον, ἐνθάδε γὰρ ὅτι παρασκευὴ ἢν καὶ ὥσπερ ἡ παρασκευὴ ἔχει τὶ κωλύον ὥς(?) καταλύουσι. καὶ οὕτω καὶ οἱ ἔν ἄλλῳ τόπῳ. ἔτι ὄντος τοῦ σαββάτου ἔνθαδε (?) ἀλῖς(?) δὲ μὴ ὧν δουλεύουσι ὅθεν δῆλον.

fol. 427v (hand 1a?): εἰς ᾳχιγ΄ σεπτεμβρίῳ ιθη΄ + Τὴν παροῦσ(αν) ἡμέραν εἰς τὸ ὄνομ(α) τῆς ἁγίας, καὶ ὁμοου(σ)ίου, τριάδος τοῦ π(ατ)ρ(ὸ)ς κ(αὶ) τοῦ υἱοῦ κ(αὶ) τοῦ ἁγίου πν(εύματο)ς, ἐπῖγα, κ(αὶ) ἀρραβωνίσθηκ(α), τὴν θυγάτεραν τοῦ εὐλαβεστάτου παπ(ᾶ) κὺρ στεφανῆ θηριανοῦ, μαριὰμ ὄνομα: Τὸ μὲν διὰ ἡ γυναίκα μου εὐλογιτὴν, καθὼς τὸ ὁρίζει ἡ τοῦ θ(εο)ῦ ἁγία καὶ ἀποστολικὴ ἐκκλησία εἰς πολλὰ ἔτη. νὰ δώῃ ὁ κ(ύριό)ς μου καὶ μὲ καλ’’ πληλ(post cor ρ)ωνομένας Γυνὴ χρηστῆ, στέφανος τῷ ἀνδρὶ αὐτῆς, Γυναικὸς ἔργα πέφηνε, ὡραιῶτης Κόσμος γυναιξὶ ἔρματα πέλει χρηστὰ. Πρὸς οἶκος τοῦ ἐ(υ)φραθά Κόσμος ταῖς γυναιξὶ οὐκ ἔστιν ὡραιώτης ἔργα χρηστὰ δὲ μᾶλλον ἀληθῶς ὄντως κόσμος, χρυσίων τιμιώτερον.

Binding

Typical Holkham binding of light brown leather, with Coke family ostrich crest in gilt in the centre of the upper cover; Date: early nineteenth century. Rebound by John Jones of Liverpool (worked for Holkham 1816-1823. The spine lettered in gilt: S. CHRYSOSTOMI/ HOMILIÆ/ GR.–M.S./ SÆC. XIV./ in pasted black leather: MS. /HOLKHAM/ Gr. /37

History

Origin: 15th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Ownership Notes: fol. 1r: handwritten note in black ink by B. de Montfaucon: 1698. cod. num 71. Annorum minus quam 200/ Homiliae Chrysostomi in Matthaeum; in black ink: ΜΕ

Old Catalogue Nrs: fol. ir: Holk Cat. No. 83 63. C2B.13 a (in pencil); Morezenos 45; Giustiniani 71. Holkham Hall, Libr. of the Earl of Leicester, 63.

Record Sources

Description by Dimitrios Skrekas (2018), with the support of the Leventis Foundation, the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research, the Yerolemou Trust and the Michael Marks Charitable Trust.

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