ATHANASIUS OF ALEXANDRIA (PSEUDO)

MS 1600
MS Short Title ATHANASIUS OF ALEXANDRIA (PSEUDO)
Text ATHANASIUS OF ALEXANDRIA (PSEUDO): QUASTIONES AD ANTIOCHUM DUCEM 94 - 101
Description MS in Georgian on vellum, Georgia, 10th c., 2 ff., 23x20 cm, single column, (18x14 cm), 22 lines in a very fine asomatavruli book script.
Context 2 ff. of a gathering of 6 ff. containing the questions 94-101, probably all that is surviving of a high quality MS. However, it is very closely related to Leipzig University Library V. 1096 Part 3, containing Questions 109, 110, and 115.
Provenance Sam Fogg Rare Books Ltd., London.
Commentary

Georgian MSS extant worldwide number about 10,000 of which the great majority are late. 8700 of these are in the Georgian locations Tbiblisi and Kutaisi. Further there are 500 in St. Petersburg, 161 in the Greek patriarchate in Jerusalem, 86 in Monastery of St. Catherine, Mt. Sinai, 22 in Erevan, and 9 in Moscow. Elsewhere in the world only small stray collections are found. They are virtually unknown in private hands, nevertheless there are 5 Georgian MSS in The Schøyen Collection: MSS 35, 37, 1598-1600.

Place of origin Georgia
Dates 10c AD

Location