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Religious texts copied by Matthew, Metropolites of Ephesus

Burney MS 112-114 : 2nd quarter of the 14th century

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  • Title:
    Religious texts copied by Matthew, Metropolites of Ephesus
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Burney MS 112-114
  • Creation Date: 2nd quarter of the 14th century
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent:

    3 paper codices


  • Language: Greek, Ancient
  • Contents and Scope:
    Contents:

    Religious texts copied by Matthew, Metropolites of Ephesus, in three volumes. Includes (Burney MS 114, ff 1r-91v) autograph copies of two of Matthew's own works.



    Physical characteristics:

    Material: Paper.

    Foliation: ff 151, 161, 151.

    Dimensions: Burney 112: 230 x 150 mm. Burney 113: 230 x 150-145 mm. Burney 114: 230 x 145-135 mm.

    Ruling: 170 x 95 mm. 20-22 lines.

    Binding: British Museum bindings, 1962.

    Scribe: (Burney 112-113, 114, ff 1r-145v, 146v-149v, 151r, 151v) Ματθαῖος Ἐφέσου ( Repertorium 1A, no. 270); (Burney 114, ff 146r, 146v, 150r, 150v, 151v) Γεώργιος Γαλησιώτης ( Repertorium 1A, no. 57).


  • History:
    Origin:
    Eastern Mediterranean (Ephesus)
    Custodial History:

    Origin: Eastern Mediterranean (Ephesus)

    Provenance:

    Charles Burney (b. 1757 d. 1817), D.D., classical scholar.

    Purchased for the British Museum from his son Charles Parr Burney in 1818.


  • Publications:

    Catalogue of Manuscripts in the British Museum, New Series Vol. I Part II, The Burney Manuscripts , London 1840, pp. 45-47.

    D. Reinsch, Die Briefe des Matthaios von Ephesos im Codex Vindobonensis Theol. Gr. 174 , Berlin 1974, pp. 45-57, pls 14-17.

    E. Gamillscheg and D. Harlfinger, Repertorium der griechischen Kopisten 800-1600 , 1: Grossbritannien (Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für Byzantinistik 3.1), 3 vols, Vienna 1981, nos 57, 270.

    The British Library Summary Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts , I, London 1999, pp. 68-70.


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