MS. Holkham Gr. 4
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Diktyon no.: 48072
Gospel Lectionary: Gregory Aland 683; Scrivener 532; von Soden ε 357.
Canon tables, in red ink
Capitula of the Gospel of Matthew (Soden, pp. 405-407)
The main part of the text on fol. 10v has been almost erased and is barely legible, written by a hand of 14th c.
Gospel of Matthew with headings and numbering in red ink
Capitula of the Gospel of Mark (Soden, pp. 407-409)
Gospel of Mark with headings and numbering in red ink
Capitula of the Gospel of Luke (Soden, pp. 409-411)
Gospel of Luke with headings and numbering in red ink
capitula of the Gospel of John (Soden, p. 411)
Gospel of John with headings and numbering in red ink
Synaxarion (brief), Menologion and Gospel Lections, entitled Συναξάριον σὺν Θεῷ τῶν εὐαγγελίων τοῦ ὅλου ἐνιαυτοῦ
Incipits of both Apostolic and Gospel Lections of Great Lent and Holy Week, including the Prokeimena and Communion Hymns
28 lines per page; Lake I, 26 d.
Ornamented canon tables and head-pieces in red ink.
Typical Holkham binding of dull 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. EVANGELIUM | CUM | KALENDARIO | GR. |MS.| MEMB.| 5.
Provenance and Acquisition
Olim Holkham Hall, Libr. of the Earl of Leicester, 5. Ownership Notes: fol. ir, fol. iir Holk Cat. No. 4