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Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 486: Ecclesiasticus in Greek.

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Title:
Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 486: Ecclesiasticus in Greek.
Alternate Title:
Ecclesiasticus, etc., Graece
Language:
Greek, Modern (1453- )
Extent:
ff. 187 + 2
Approximate Date:
[ca. 1100 - 1199]
Collection:
Parker Manuscripts
Description:
CCCC MS 486 is a small vellum codex copied in the late twelfth or early thirteenth century, said to come from Mt Athos, and evidently meant for monastic use. The contents are a miscellany: Ecclesiasticus (missing the first 8 chapters); a short section on the iambic metre; doctrinal responses by Gregory of Nyssa (c. 330-c. 395), Dionysius of Alexandria (d. c. 264), Nicon, and Peter, patriarch of Antioch as well as some anonymous extracts. The book retains its original medieval binding. As a result of the fragility of this binding it has only been possible to image the exterior and interior of the covers and part of the text pages, ff. 1r-9r.