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MS. Holkham Gr. 47

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

Diktyon no.: 48115

Cyril of Alexandria, Epistulae (homiliae) paschales i-xxx

Contents

Language(s): Greek

(fols 1r-194v)
Cyril of Alexandria, Epistulae (homiliae) paschales i-xxx

CPG 5240

(fols 1r-9v)

hom. i, ed. P. Évieux, W. H. Burns et al., Cyrille d'Alexandrie. Lettres Festales I-VI, vol. i (Sources Chretiennes 372), Paris 1991, pp. 143-186;

(fols 9v-17v)

hom. ii, Cyrille d'Alexandrie. Lettres Festales I-VI, pp. 192-136;

(fol. 18r)

no text, just the title, Γ;

(fols 18r-25r)

hom. iv, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres Festales I-VI, pp. 242-274;

(fols 25r-34r)

hom. v, Cyrille d'Alexandrie. Lettres Festales I-VI, pp. 283-328;

(fols 34r-46r)

hom. vi, Cyrille d'Alexandrie. Lettres Festales I-VI, pp. 337-398;

(fols 46r-52r)

hom. vii, ed. P. Évieux, W. H. Burns et al., Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales VII–XI, vol. ii (Sources Chrétiennes 392), Paris 1993, pp. 18-54;

(fols 52r-60v)

hom. viii, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales VII–XI, pp. 62-112;

(fols 60v-70r)

hom. ix, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales VII–XI, pp. 122-176;

(fols 70r-80r)

hom. x, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales VII–XI, pp. 184-242;

(fols 80r-90v)

hom. xi, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales VII–XI, pp. 248-310;

(fols 90v-99v)

hom. xii, ed. B. Meunier, M.-Odile Boulnois, W. H. Burns, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales XII-XVII, vol. iii (Sources Chrétiennes 434), Paris 1998, pp. 24-78;

(fols 99v-104v)

hom. xiii, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales XII-XVII, pp. 86-118;

(fols 104v-111r)

hom. xiv, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales XII-XVII, pp. 126-164;

(fols 111r-117r)

hom. xv, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales XII-XVII, pp. 170-206;

(fols 117v-124r)

hom. xvi, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales XII-XVII, pp. 212-248;

(fols 124r-131r)

hom. xvii, Cyrille d'Alexandrie, Lettres festales XII-XVII, pp. 254-294;

(fols 131r-138r)

hom. xviii, PG 77, 800-820;

(fols 138r-144r)

hom. xix, PG 77, 820-837;

(fols 144r-148r)

hom. xx, PG 77, 837-849;

(fols 148v-150v)

hom. xxi, PG 77, 849-857;

(fols 151r-156r)

hom. xxii, PG 77, 857-873;

(fols 156r-160v)

hom. xxiii, PG 77, 873-885;

(fols 160v-166r)

hom. xxiv, PG 77, 885-901;

(fols 166r-170r)

hom. xxv, PG 77, 901-912;

(fols 170r-175v)

hom. xxvi, PG 77, 913-928;

(fols 175v-180v)

hom. xxvii, PG 77, 928-941;

(fols 180v-185v)

hom. xxviii, PG 77, 941-957;

(fols 185v-189v)

hom. xxix, PG 77, 957-968;

(fols 189v-194r)

hom. xxx, PG 969-981.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper. Watermark in flyleaves: a bird (possibly pigeon) in a medallion, sitting on a triple rock/stone.
Extent: ii + 196 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 207 × 160 mm.
Foliation: Initial foliation in Greek numerals retained (α-ρϟδ).

Collation

Quires of 8.

Layout

30-32 lines per page

Hand(s)

Μάξιμος Μαργούνιος, RGK I, no. 259.

Decoration

fol. 1r: decorative head-piece.

Additions: Annotated by I. Morezenos; fol. 194r (colophon by the scribe): τέλος τῆς ἑορταστικῆς λης´κυρίλλου καὶ τελευταίας· τῷ θ(ε)ῷ δόξα αἰωνία.

Binding

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: / S. CYRILLI/ EPISTOLÆ/FESTALES/GR./ MS. SÆC. XV./ in pasted black leatherin the left corner of the front cover: MS. /HOLKHAM/ Gr. 47 /

History

Origin: 1591/1592

Provenance and Acquisition

Date: see Cyrille d'Alexandrie. Lettres Festales I-VI, ed. P. Évieux, W. H. Burns et al., vol. i (Sources Chrétiennes, 372), Paris 1991, p. 127-128, with more bibliography.

Ownership Notes: fol. 1r (at the top): handwritten note in black ink by B. de Montfaucon: 1698· Codex 52. Epistolae Festales S. Cyrilli Alex. 200./ Circiter annorum.

Old Catalogue Nrs: fol. ir: (in pencil); Holk Cat. No. 69 72 CI.B2. No Morezenos nr, Giustiniani 52, Olim Holkham Hall, Libr. of the Earl of Leicester, 72

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