A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 21

Summary Catalogue no.: 3380

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

John Selden, 1584-1654

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1659

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 21 - Part 1

Contents

John Chrysostom , Homilies on Genesis (fragment)
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Ornamental strips, borders and decorated initials at the beginnings of homilies. (Hutter, III. 9)

History

Origin: 10th century, third quarter ; Byzantine

MS. Arch. Selden. B. 21 - Part 2

Contents

Menologion for December (fragment)
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork at the beginnings of Lives. (Hutter, III. 9)

History

Origin: 11th century, end ; Byzantine

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969) and supplementary sources.

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