Ioannis Chrysostomi, Homilia (L) in Genesim


Alexandria, Patriarchal Library, Cod. 103 (olim 77)

Athina Almpani, MIET 2018

General Information

Title: Ioannis Chrysostomi, Homilia (L) in Genesim

Former Shelfmarks: Cod. 103 (olim 77)

Material: Parchment

Script, Hands:

The fragmentary text is written in a 12th-century minuscule script.

Original Condition

Number of Lines: 29

Number of Columns: 2


  • Content Item
    • Persons: John Chrysostom (349 - ca. 407), Archbishop of Constantinople
    • Text Language: Ancient Greek
    • Title: Ioannis Chrysostomi, Homilia (L) in Genesim
    • Content Description:

      The parchment leaf is a front pastedown, upside-down with respect to the main MS.

      The visible text contains part of one Homilia (L) in Genesim (Gen. 25.21,22) by John Chrysostom.

      Inc. (PG 54, col. 450, lines 35-37) : (ὁ Δεσπότ)ης τῶν ἀπάντω(ν καὶ | δημιουργ)ός φησιν˙ Ἐπείνασα, | (καὶ οὐκ ἐδ)ώκατέ μοι φαγεῖν

      Des. (PG 54, col. 451, lines 4-5) : ἐν δὲ τούτοις πολλὴν | τὴν ῥᾳθυμίαν καὶ τὸν ὕπνον | ἐπιδεικνύμενοι

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Host Volume

Title: Tetraevangelon (Gospel Book) on paper (type Bombycin)

Date of Origin/Publication: 1360

Shelfmark: Cod. 103 (olim 77)


Byzantine leather binding style. A full microfilm scan, with photos of the binding, fragment, and main manuscript, can be found at the INTF (Access Restricted).