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MS. Barocci 157

Summary Catalogue no.: 157

Commentary on Canons 13th cent.

Contents

Language(s): Greek

1. (fols. 1r–90v)
Nicetas ep. Thessalonicensis, Commentary on Canons
Rubric: ἑρμηνεία τῶν ἀναϲταϲίμων κανόνων· τοῦ κανόνοϲ τοῦ πρώτου ἤχου καὶ δευτέρου ἄχρι τῆϲ ἕκτηϲ ᾠδῆϲ, γενομένη παρὰ τοῦ λογιωτάτου κείμου [sic] μητροπολίτου Θεϲϲαλονίκηϲ κυροῦ Νικήτα
Incipit: (preface) τῆϲ ϲῆϲ πόθῳ καὶ προϲηκόντωϲ αἰτήϲεωϲ
Explicit: (preface) τῆϲ πανυμνήτου Θεοτόκου προϲᾳδομένων
Incipit: (lemma) ϲοῦ ἡ τροπαιοῦχοϲ δεξιά
Incipit: (commentary) ὅπωϲ μὲν οἱ υἱοὶ Ἰϲραὴλ
Explicit: (commentary) (fol. 90v) ἐκ φθορᾶϲ ὁ θεόϲ με ἀνάγαγε, οἱ δὲ οὕτωϲ
Colophon: ἐνταῦθα τὸ τοῦ ἱερωτάτου ἀνδρὸϲ ἐκείνου πεπεράτωται πόνημα, ἐντεῦθεν δὲ ἄρχεται ἡ τῆϲ τῶν ἀναϲταϲίμων τούτων κανόνων ἐξηγήϲεωϲ ἀναπλήρωϲιϲ, γενομένη παρὰ Ἰωάννου μοναχοῦ τοῦ Ζωναρᾶ τοῦ γεγονότοϲ μεγάλου δρουγγαρίου τῆϲ βίγλαϲ καὶ πρωτοαϲηκρῆτιϲ, εἰ καὶ τῶν ᾠδῶν δὲ τούτων ἐξήγηϲιϲ τελευταία αὐτῷ γέγονεν· ἀλλ’ ἵνα μὴ διεϲπαρμένον εἴη τὸ ϲυνεχὲϲ τοῦ παρόντοϲ κανόνοϲ ἐτέθη ἐνταῦθα ὡϲ ἂν φυλάττοιτο ἡ ϲυνέχεια.
2. (fols. 91r–401v)
Ioannes Zonaras, Commentary on canons (continuation of preceding item)
Incipit: (lemma) ὡϲ κακοῦργοϲ ὁ δίκαιοϲ
Incipit: (commentary) ὁ μέγαϲ ἀπόϲτολοϲ καὶ εὐαγγελιϲτὴϲ Ἰωάννηϲ
Explicit: (commentary) (fol. 401v) ἐκ τοῦ μεγάλου Παύλου τὸ δόγμα μεμυημένοϲ ὡϲ εἴρηται

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Oriental paper (except fols. iii–xi, 402–3).
Extent: xi + 406 leaves.
Dimensions (leaf): 310 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 245 × 155 mm.
Foliation: Foliated (i–ii) (iii–xi) 1–286, 288–401 (402–3) (404–6).

Collation

(fol. 1) i–vii 8, (fol. 57) viii 6, (fol. 63) ix–xiv 8, (fol. 111) xv 6, (fol. 117) xvi–xxii 8, (fol. 173) xxiii 6, (fol. 179) xxiv–xxviii 8, (fol. 219) xxix 6, (fol. 225) xxx–xxxvii 8, (fol. 290) xxxviii 6, (fol. 296) xxxix–xlv 8, (fol. 352) xlvi 6, (fol. 358) xlvii–li 8, (fol. 398) lii 4. Quires numbered on top right of first recto.

Layout

Ruling: 34 lines. Ruling type Leroy 20D1.

Hand(s)

One scribe.

Decoration

Rubrication: headings, title, initials and lemmata in vermilion.

Additions: Note on fol. 275v, 15th cent. (?), γεώργιοϲ ὁ καλύβαϲ ὠμολόγηϲε καὶ ὁμολογεῖ ὅτι ἡ θεότηϲ ἀπαθὴϲ διέμεινε.

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Barocci 157, fols. iii-xi

Contents

Language(s): Greek

(fols. iii-xi)
Menaion for September (fragment)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, watermarked with design similar to Br 15379 (AD 1525–8, but cf. Br’s note on the group 15366–81)
Dimensions (leaf): 310 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 210 × 140 mm.

Layout

2 columns of 28 lines.

Decoration

Rubrication: heading, titles and initials in vermilion

History

Origin: 15th cent.

MS. Barocci 157, fols. 402-3

Contents

Language(s): Greek

(fols. 402-3)
Index to the main part of the manuscript (fragment)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper, watermarked with design similar to Br 15379 (AD 1525–8, but cf. Br’s note on the group 15366–81)

History

Origin: 15th cent. (?)

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description by Nigel Wilson, c. 1970. 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).

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