MS. Holkham Gr. 49
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Diktyon no.: 48117
Theophylact of Ohrid on Hosea and Habakkuk
PG 126, 575-820, with certain gaps.
PG 126, 820-904.
20 lines per page;
The same as in MSS. Holkham Gr. 50-51; fol. 185r written in cruciform: τέλος ἀββακοὺμ/ τοῦ προφήτου/ and surrounded by another in cruciform in red ink: δόξα σοι/ ὁ θ(εὸ)ς ἡμ(ῶν)/ ἀμήν.
Decorative Initials in red ink
MSS Holkham Gr. 49-51 were once bound in one volume. See also Barbour, 601: ’50-51 originally one volume’. Barbour missed 49, but implies it as she gives collectively three manuscripts’ numbers and codicological details, ie MS Holkham Gr. 49-51, in the description of MS Holkham Gr. 51). 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: /INTERPRES/ IN HOSEAM/ ET/ HABAKUK/ MS. SÆC. XV/ in pasted black leather: MS. /HOLKHAM/ Gr. 49.
Provenance and Acquisition
Ownership Notes: fol. 1r (at the top): ἐκ τῶν μάρκ(ου) μορ(ε)ζήνου κ(αὶ) θύτου; handwritten note in black ink by B. de Montfaucon: 1698· Codex num. 49./ annorum circiter 150. / Interpretatio in Oseam/ et Habacuc.
Old Catalogue Nrs: fol. ir: (in pencil); Holk Cat. No.
118 137 76 CI.B13. fol. 1r (at the top), in brown ink): Μςον = Morezenos 56; Giustiniani 49; olim Holkham Hall, Libr. of the Earl of Leicester, 76