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MS. Barocci 129

Summary Catalogue no.: 129

Zonaras 13th cent.

Contents

1. (fols. 1r–7v, 9r–146r)
Ioannes Zonaras
Language(s): Greek
1a. (fols. 1r–7v, 9r–142v)
Expositio canonum Anastasimorum Damasceni

MS. title Ἰωάννου μοναχοῦ τοῦ Ζωναρᾶ γεγονότοϲ μεγάλου δρουγγαρίου τῆϲ βίγλαϲ καὶ πρωταϲηκρῆτιϲ ἐξήγηϲιϲ τῶν ἀναϲταϲίμων κανόνων τῶν τοῦ Δαμαϲκηνοῦ. Part of the preface was pr. PG 135. 421–8. The text proper begins on fol. 9r, MS. title ϲύνοψιϲ ἐξηγήϲεωϲ τοῦ Ζωναρᾶ τῶν ἀναϲταϲίμων κανόνων τοῦ ϲοφωτάτου κῦρ Ἰωάννου καὶ παναγιωτάτου πρεϲβυτέρου τοῦ Δαμαϲκηνοῦ, πρῶτον ῥητέον τί κανὼν καὶ τί ὠδή, first lemma ϲοῦ ἡ τροπαιοῦχοϲ δεξιά, commentary ϲοῦ ὦ ἀθάνατε ἡ τροπαιοῦχοϲ δεξιά. Ends (fol. 142v) τροφῆϲ δηλονότι καὶ ὕπνου καὶ τῶν λοιπῶν.

Language(s): Greek
1b. (fols. 142v–146r)
De psalmis gradualibus
Rubric: τοῦ αὐτοῦ εἰϲ τοὺϲ ἀναβαθμοὺϲ καὶ περὶ τῆϲ ἑνοειδοῦϲ αἰτίαϲ τοῦ πνεύματοϲ
Incipit: πρὸϲ τοὺϲ ἐρομένουϲ ὁ λόγοϲ τί ἐϲτὶ τὸ ἐν τοῖϲ ἀναβαθμοῖϲ γεγραμμένον,
Explicit: φιλοϲοφῆϲαι περὶ τοῦ ἑνοειδοῦϲ· ἀλλ’ ἀρκεῖ ταῦτα.
Language(s): Greek

These two items are found together in MS. Land gr. 63 and Munich gr. 286 (the first is in any case fairly common, cp. e.g. Barocci 110).

2. (fols. 7v–8v, 146r–149v)

a series of short excerpts added later by the same scribe in a smaller hand full of compendia.

Language(s): Greek
2a. (fol. 7v)
Incipit: πῶϲ νοητέον τὸ παρὰ τοῦ ἀποϲτόλου εἰρημένον,
Explicit: ἡ δὲ πέτρα ἦν ὁ Χριϲτόϲ.
Language(s): Greek
2b. (fol. 7v)
⟨Photios⟩, quaestiones Amphilochianae,

no. 265,pr. PG 101. 1088.

Language(s): Greek
2c. (fol. 7v)
Incipit: πάντεϲ ϲχεδὸν οἱ κατὰ τὴν οἰκουμένην,
Explicit: τίϲ ἡ ἀρχὴ τῆϲ ὑπάρξεωϲ διηγεῖται.
Language(s): Greek
2d. (fol. 7v)
Incipit: ἐπεὶ δὲ οὐκ ἤρκει τῇ ἀγαθότητι
Explicit: δεύτερον ἐννοεῖ κόϲμον ὑλικὸν καὶ ....... (one illegible word).
Language(s): Greek
2e. (fol. 7v)
Καιϲαρίου ἀδελφοῦ τοῦ θεολόγου· πᾶϲαι γὰρ ἐν φωτὶ διῆγον αἱ ἄϲαρκα τῶν ἀγγέλων χορεῖαι καὶ πρὸ τοῦ γενέϲθαι τὸν κόϲμον.
Language(s): Greek
2f. (fols. 7v–8r)
Anastasius Antiochenus
Incipit: ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγοϲ,
Explicit: ἐν ταῖϲ ἱεραῖϲ βίβλοιϲ.
Language(s): Greek
2g. (fol. 8r)
Athanasius Alexandrinus
Incipit: ἔργον τῶν ἐπουρανίων δυνάμεων,
Explicit: οἱ καὶ τῶν ἀνθρώπων ὄντεϲ διδάϲκαλοι.
Language(s): Greek
2h. (fol. 8r)

a single sentence beginning ἐνενήκνοτα ἐννέα.

Language(s): Greek
2i. (fol. 8r)
⟨Ioannes⟩ Chrysostomus
Incipit: ὁ ποιῶν τοὺϲ ἀγγέλουϲ
Explicit: ἡ ῥύμη ἐπειδὰν ἀποϲτέλλονται.
Language(s): Greek
2j. (fol. 8r)
Athanasius Alexandrinus
Incipit: πόϲαι ἀρεταὶ τοῖϲ ἄρχουϲι
Explicit: τῶν τοιούτων παθῶν ἑαυτῷ κτώμενοϲ.
Language(s): Greek
2k. (fol. 8r)
Rubric: τοῦ αὐτοῦ
Incipit: πῶϲ νοητέον τὸ ἐμβλέψαϲ γυναῖκα
Explicit: πᾶϲαν τὴν πρᾶξιν ἀπεϲτέλεϲεν.
Language(s): Greek
2l. (fols. 146r–147r)
⟨Anastasius Sinaita⟩, quaestiones,

59 et 60 (here attrib. Ioannes Chrysostomus), pr. PG 89. 625C–637B.

Language(s): Greek
2n. (fols. 147v–148v)
Athanasius Alexandrinus, quaestiones ad Antiochum ducem,

i, pr. PG 28. 597–600, then a series of shorter notes, beg. ὅτι διὰ τοῦτο ὁ λόγοϲ ἐϲαρκώθη, ends ἔλεξεν ὁ θεῖοϲ ἀπόϲτολοϲ νέκρωϲιν.

Language(s): Greek
2o. (fols. 148v–149r)
Epiphanius ⟨Cyprius⟩, περὶ τῶν ιβʹ λίθων τῶν ἐν τῷ λογίῳ τοῦ ἱερέωϲ ἐμπεπηγμένων,

an abridgement of the textpr. PG 43. 296–304; cp. Barocci 131 fol. 178v.

Language(s): Greek
2p. (fol. 149rv)
⟨Ioannes Chrysostomus⟩, seventh sermon on Genesis,

cp. PG 53. 614, MS. title ὁ τὴν ϲωμάτων ἐξανάϲταϲιν ἀρνούμενοι τὸ ϲήμερον μετ’ ἐμοῦ ἔϲῃ ἐν τῷ παραδείϲῳ,

Incipit: προβάλλονται λέγοντεϲ ὅτι δίχα τῶν ϲωμάτων,
Explicit: τοῦ θνητοῦ τε καὶ ῥέοντοϲ.
Language(s): Greek

On the top margin of fol. 7v the scribe wrote θεοδωρήτου without showing which excerpt is referred to.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Oriental paper (except fol. 150).
Extent: iii + 152 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 255 × 170 mm.
Foliation: Foliated (i–iii), 1–149, (150), (151–2).

Collation

Collation of fols. 1–149: (fol. 1) i–xviii 8, (fol. 145) xix 5 leaves.

Layout

Ruling: usually 28–9 lines. Ruling type Leroy 20C1. 205 × 135 mm.

Hand(s)

One scribe.

Decoration

Rubrication: headpiece of simple penwork ornament, brown and vermilion; vermilion initials. (Hutter iii. 144, Abb. 528)

Additions: Marginalia occasionally by 15th cent. owner, who also wrote a few theological notes on fol. 150v, a sheet of Western paper now glued onto a later sheet inserted by a binder.

Binding

Binding modern

History

Origin: 13th cent. (Wilson); 14th cent., first quarter (Hutter)

Record Sources

Description by Nigel Wilson, c. 1970, revised regarding date and decoration from Hutter. Previously described in 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).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.