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MS. Holkham Gr. 40

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

Diktyon no.: 48108

John Chrysostom, In Iohannem Homiliae 43-88

Contents

Language(s): Greek

John Chrysostom, In Iohannem Homiliae

CPG 4425: Homiliae 43 (end)-88 (incomplete).

1. (fols 1r-2v)

Homilia 43, inc. mut. τὸ τοσοῦτον PG 59, 246, 46-248

2. (fols 2v-6v)

Homilia 44, PG 59, 248-250

3. (fols 6v-14v)

Homilia 45, PG 59, 251-258

4. (fols 14v-20v)

Homilia 46, PG 59, 258-262

5. (fols 20v-28v)

Homilia 47, PG 59, 262-270

6. (fols 28v-33v)

Homilia 48, PG 59, 270-274

7. (fols 33v-39v)

Homilia 49, PG 59, 274-278

8. (fols 40r-46r)

Homilia 50, PG 59, 278-282

9. (fols 46r-51v)

Homilia 51, PG 59, 283-288

10. (fols 51v-58r)

Homilia 52, PG 59, 288-292

11. (fols 58r-63v)

Homilia 53, PG 59, 292-296

12. (fols 63v-71r)

Homilia 54, PG 59, 296-302

13. (fols 71r-76r)

Homilia 55, PG 59, 302-306

14. (fols 76v-83r)

Homilia 56, PG 59, 306-310

15. (fols 83r-88v)

Homilia 57, PG 59, 311-316

16. (fols 88v-97v)

Homilia 58, PG 59, 316-322

17. (fols 97v-106r)

Homilia 59, PG 59, 322-328

18. (fols 106r-117v)

Homilia 60, PG 59, 328-336

19. (fols 117v-126r)

Homilia 61, PG 59, 336-342

20. (fols 126r-134r)

Homilia 62, BHG 2222, Aldama 430, PG 59, 342-348

21. (fols 134r-140r)

Homilia 63, BHG 2219, Aldama 243, PG 59, 349-351

22. (fols 140r-148r)

Homilia 64, PG 59, 351-360

23. (fols 148r-154r)

Homilia 65, PG 59, 360-366

24. (fols 154v-160v)

Homilia 66, PG 59, 366-370

25. (fols 160v-165v)

Homilia 67, PG 59, 370-374

26. (fols 165v-170r)

Homilia 68, PG 59, 374-378

27. (fols 170r-173v)

Homilia 69, des. mut. τοῦ σώματος (τῷ σώματι PG) PG 59, 378-380.40.

28. (fols 183r-187v)

Homilia 70, inc. mut. ⟨ὁμοιώ⟩ματι σαρκὸς PG 59, 381.19-386

29. (fols 187v-188v; 174r-178r)

Homilia 71, PG 59, 386-390

30. (fols 178r-182v; 189r-191v)

Homilia 72, PG 59, 390-396

31. (fols 191v-197v)

Homilia 73, PG 59, 396-400

32. (fols 198r-202v)

Homilia 74, PG 59, 400-404

33. (fols 202v-211r)

Homilia 75, PG 59, 404-410

34. (fols 211v-217r)

Homilia 76, PG 59, 410-414

35. (fols 217r-225r)

Homilia 77, PG 59, 414-420

36. (fols 225v-233v)

Homilia 78, PG 59, 420-426

37. (fols 233v-242r)

Homilia 79, PG 59, 426-434

38. (fols 242r-248v)

Homilia 80, PG 59, 434-438

39. (fols 248v-254r)

Homilia 81, PG 59, 438-442

40. (fols 254r-261r)

Homilia 82, PG 59, 442-448

41. (fols 261r-272r)

Homilia 83, PG 59, 448-456

42. (fols 272r-278v)

Homilia 84, PG 59, 456-460

43. (fols 278v-289v)

Homilia 85, PG 59, 460-463

44. (fols 289v-295r)

Homilia 86, PG 59, 463-474

45. (fols 295v-301r)

Homilia 87, BHG 1837c, PG 59, 474-478

46. (fols 301r-304v)

Homilia 88, BHG 2103r, des. mut. ἀγάπης καὶ τοῦ PG 59, 478-481. 32.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment (fols 1-304), paper (fols i-ii, 305-306).
Extent: ii + 306 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 285 × 220 mm.

Layout

Written in two columns, 28 lines each column; Lake II, 34e.

Decoration

Various decorative head-pieces preceding each chapter. Titles in Alexandrinische Auszeichnungsmajuskel.

Additions:

fol. 2v (bottom): ἕως ὤδε τελειώνει ὁ πρῶτος/ τόμος ὁ βεβράϊνος τοῦ κατὰ ἰω(άννην)/ εὐαγγελίου κ(αὶ) συμφωνεῖ ἕως ἐνταῦθ(α)/ Χρ(υσοστόμου) ἀρχὴ τοῦ β´τόμου τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) ἰω(άνν)ην εὐαγγελίου/ Εἰς κεφ(ά)λ(αια) ς´τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) ἰω(άνν)ην ἁγιου εὐαγγελίου.

fol. 6v (top): εὕρητ(αι) ἡ ἀρχὴ τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰωἀννην εὐαγγελίου/ ἐν ἄλλω ἔχων λόγους μδ´κ(αὶ) ὤδε τὸ λειπ(ὸ)ν·

fol. 7r (top): Ἰδοῦ καὶ τὸ ἐπιλεῖπον/ τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(ἀνν)ην

fol. 46r (top): Ση(μείωσαι) εἰς τὸ ζ´ κεφάλαιον τοῦ ἁγίου εὐαγγελίου κατὰ Ἰω(άνν)ην τῆς στάμπας

fol. 68r (top): κ(εφάλαι)ον η´ τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(άνν)ην εὐαγγελίου ἐν τῷ τῆς στάμπας

fol. 71r: (top): εἰς τὸ η´ κεφάλαιον τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(άνν)ην εὐαγγελίου τῆς στάμπας ἐν τῷ τέλει τοῦ αὐ⟨τοῦ⟩/ κεφαλαίου. Σ(ημείωσαι)

fol. 83r (top): εἰς τὸ θ᾽ κεφάλαι(ον) τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(άνν)ην εὐαγγελίου τῆς στάμπας

fol. 97v (top): εἰς τὸ τέλος τοῦ θ᾽ κεφαλαίου τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(άνν)ην εὐαγγελίου

fol. 106r (top): Ση(μείωσαι) εἰς τὴν ἀρχὴν τοῦ ι´ κεφαλαίου τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(άνν)ην εὐαγγελίου τῆς στάμπας

fol. 140r(top): ἐγγὺς τοῦ τελοὺς τοῦ ια´ κεφαλαίου τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(άνν)ην εὐαγγελίου τῆς στάμπας

fol. 246r: + κ(ύρι)ε υ(η)σ(οῦ) χ(ριστ)ὲ ὁ θ(εὸ)ς ἡμῶν ἐλέησον ἡμᾶς

fol. 217r (top): ἐπὶ μέσης τοῦ ια´ κεφαλαίου τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(άνν)ην εὐαγγελίου στάμπας (change pf hand): ταῦτα λελἅ

fol. 257v: + περιποθή(τως) καὶ παντ ἠγαπημέν μιαὐτὸς καὶ πενθεράς ἀν τόπον σεευσι το π(ο)τ(ε) καμου/ καλεί ωλη καλει μουτ και τῆς συμήβηὤν μουσρίνου καὶ παντὸς τοῦ λαοῦ σιν/ ἐγὼ ὁ υιὸς ὅ

Binding

Typical Holkham binding of black 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: HOMILIÆ/ IN/ S. JOANNEM/ GR/M.S./ SÆC. XII/ in pasted black leather: MS. /HOLKHAM/ Gr. /40.

History

Origin: 11th c. (second quarter-middle)

Provenance and Acquisition

Ownership Notes:

fol. 1r (at the top: handwritten note in black ink by B. de Montfaucon: 1698· Codex num. 18. 600 circiter annorum/ Homiliae in Joannem.

fol. 129r (bottom): + Κ(ύρι)ε βόηθϊ τ(ὸν) δουλον (left column) + Κ(ύρι)ε βοηθϊ τ(ὸν) δουλον σου·/ Κωνσταντιν(ον) δϊακόνον κε κλυρι|κὸν τῆς αγϊοτα(της) μ(ητ)ροπολεως Χώνης, Κωνσταντϊν ἐλάχιστον (right column)

fol. 175r (top): shape of a cross and written on the four squares οὶκο(ν)| γε(ωργίου)| του| χιλα

fols 282v (bottom): + κ(ύρι)ε βο(ή)θ(ει) τ(ὸν) δοὺλ(ον) σου κωνσταντῖνον και αποεκβαλ(ἐ) με απὸ σικοφὰντεἰἀν ἐθν(ῶν) ωτ(ι) ε ημερὲ πόνιρὲ εισιν:~/Και ὁ θεὸ(ς) νὰ] πολλιχρο(νίζῃ) τ(ὸν) μ(έ)γαν σακελλάριον τ(ὸν) χονόν οπου μὰς ης κολιθ´ ειὶ τω κωνσταντίν/ψομίν και πρὸς φἀν και κολοκήθαν κρασὶν και να τ(ὸ) ἠξέρι υι αγήοσινι σου τω το κράσιν ετξησεν– the text continues on fol. 285r: διὰτουσίν γαρ ου τουτω κουκου ἀλλ᾽οὐ πουποτ(ε) ουδὲν (ἐ)στίν πιρίνα πε κ(υριο)ς ει τρισι και εκεισε τρισεν τω εις τα σι κε

fol. 291r (top right corner): ὁφηλητὴς κηνον/τε οὐχη

fol. 294r (bottom): + κ(ύρι)ε βο(ή)θει τὸν δοῦλ(ον) σοῦ μιχα(ὴλ an ίαν)/ τοῦτον δ(ε[..

Old Catalogue Nrs: 1st pastedown: 663 e (in pencil); fol. ir: C3B.10 (in pencil) Holk Cat. No. 80 65; Morezenos; Giustiniani 18. Holkham Hall, Libr. of the Earl of Leicester, 65.

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2018-09-04: Record fully revised: new description by Dimitris Skrekas.