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
Last Substantive Revision
2018-09-10: Record fully revised: new description by Dimitris Skrekas.