JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS HOMILY

MS 574
MS Short Title JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS HOMILY
Text JOHANNES CHRYSOSTOMUS: HOMILY ON THE GOSPEL OF ST. JOHN
Description MS in Syriac on vellum, Mt. Sinai, Egypt, 9th c., 4 ff., 25x16 cm, 2 columns, (19x13 cm), 40-43 lines in a Syriac estrangela book script.
Binding Barking, Essex, 1990, green cloth gilt folding case by Aquarius.
Context
Provenance 1. Monastery of St. Catherine, Mt. Sinai (9th c.- 19th c.); 2. Friedrich Grote (19th c.); 3. Walther Adam, Magdeburg and Goslar, S 9 (1918/30-1964); 4. Carl Wilhelm Adam, Goslar (1964-1987); 5. F. Dörling, Hamburg 11.6.1987:28 ; 6. Wolfgang Görigk, Germany (1989); 7. Sam Fogg Rare Books Ltd., London.
Commentary There are 20 MSS from Mt. Sinai in The Schøyen Collection. Besides the monastery's own famous library (4300 MSS), only British Library (8 MSS) and The National Library of Russia, St. Petersburg (60 MSS, mostly fragments), have comparable holdings. Assfalg: Syrische Handschriften, pp. 211, No. 108, S 9.
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Place of origin Mt. Sinai, Egypt
Dates 9c AD

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