MS. Holkham Gr. 46
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Diktyon no.: 48114
Cyril of Alexandria, Thesaurus de sancta et consubstantiali trinitate
Language(s): Greek with additions in Latin, fol. iii
20 lines per page.
Possibly one scribe, who occasionally changed ink and pen. See e.g. fols 1r-3r.
Fol. 1r: decorative head-piece in red carmine ink, above of which another cruciform flower with initials ΙΣ ΧΣ on two sides. Red initials quite often throughout the text.
Typical Holkham binding of 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: CYRILLI/ THESAURUS/ GR.–M. S./ SÆC. XV./ in pasted black leather: MS. /HOLKHAM/ Gr. 46
Provenance and Acquisition
Ownership Notes: fol. 1r (at the top): handwritten note in black ink by B. de Montfaucon: 1698· Cod. num. 68. Cyril Alex. (The text has been trimmed in the binding process, as in MS Holkham Gr. 45) /Thesauri. Cod. annorum circ. 150.
Last Substantive Revision
2018-09-07: Record fully revised: new description by Dimitris Skrekas.