Lives of Saints and Patristic Texts.

Modern Greek (1453-)
circa 1500-1599.
1 v. : paper ; 190 x 142 (145 x 95) mm bound to 192 x 148 mm.


Restrictions note
Open for research.
Summary note
Greek manuscript containing a collection of lives of saints: Martinian, hosios Makarios ho Rōmaios, hosios Iōannēs Kalyvitēs, Alexios ho anthrōpos tou Theou, Taisia hē pornē, Eugenios and Maria, Xenophōn ho Sygklētikos, Maria, Iōannēs and Arkadios. Also, includes patristic texts mainly of John Chrysostom but also of Ephraim the Syrian, Anastasius Sinaita, and Albertos Marinos of Chios. In addition, there is a text of Paul of Monemvasia and the Apocryphal Apocalypse of St. John.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by the cataloger.
  • Physical description: 21-22 lines a page, 4to. Collation: [1]-[4]8 [5]4 [6]6 [7]-[11]8 [12]4 [13]6 [14]-[21]8 [22]6 [23]8: [171] ff., foliation: (49-80) + (83-86) + (88) + (90-93) + (95-135) + (138-141) + (145-150) + (152-167) + (184-231) + (233-238) + (240-247) (incomplete: lacks 48 leaves at the beginning, 16 leaves between quires [15] and [16], the last quire and thirteen more leaves; lacks also a portion of f.[14]/1, some worning, soiling and spotting, a few leaves spoiled); later foliation in the upper outer corners of versos, without signatures, later notes; elaborate initial letters in red ink; written in Greek script in black ink.
Binding note
Bound in contemporary brown leather over hard boards (worn); sewn on three raised bands.
Language note
  • fol. 84. Logos peri tou makarizetai ho an[thrōp]os ek tou kosmou toutou / Saint Ephraem Syrus.
  • fol. 209. Logos eis tēn pornēn / Saint Ephraem Syrus.
  • fol. 105. Peri synaxeōs kai peri tou mi kreinein kai mnēsikakein / Saint Anastasius Sinaita.
  • fol. 223. Logos eis tēn hagian kai theosōmon staurōsin tou k[yrio]u kai th[eo]u s[ōtē]ros hēmōn Iēsou Christou / Alvertos Marinos ho Chios.
  • fol. 69. Diēgēsis psychophelēs, kai pany ophelēmos / Paul, Bishop of Monemvasia.
  • fol. 77. Tou hagi[ou] apostolou kai euan[gelistou] parthenou epistēthiou Iō[ann]ou tou Theologou, ... / Saint John ho Theologos.
Source acquisition
Purchased with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund, 2014. AM 2015-87.
Other standard number
  • C0879 (Princeton Greek MS. 115)
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