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Commentaries of St John Chrysostom on the Pauline letters, followed by the Catholic Epistles (Gregory-Aland 643; Scrivener act 225; von Soden α 1402, X 40 )

Burney MS 48 : 11th century-12th century

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  • Title:
    Commentaries of St John Chrysostom on the Pauline letters, followed by the Catholic Epistles (Gregory-Aland 643; Scrivener act 225; von Soden α 1402, X 40 )
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Burney MS 48
  • Creation Date: 11th century-12th century
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent:

    2 paper codices


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

    Commentaries of St John Chrysostom on the Pauline letters, followed by the Catholic Epistles (Gregory-Aland 643; Scrivener act 225; von Soden α 1402, X 40 ). In two volumes.



    Physical characteristics:

    Material: Paper (bomb.).

    Foliation: ff 249, 244.

    Dimensions: 380 x 255 mm.

    Ruling: 310 x 180 mm; 200-210 x 180 mm, vol. II ff 230v-242r. Leroy 44C1q, 41-45 lines (vol. I), 42 lines (vol. II ff 1r-230r, 242v-244v), 28-30 lines (vol. II ff 230v-242r).

    Binding: British Museum, 1962.


  • History:
    Origin:
    Eastern Mediterranean.
    Custodial History:

    Origin: Eastern Mediterranean.

    Provenance: Charles Burney (b. 1757, d. 1817), D.D., classical scholar: in his collection by 1812.

    Acquired by the British Museum as part of Burney’s library from his son Charles Parr Burney in 1818.


  • Copies: Complete digital coverage available for this manuscript; see Digitised Manuscripts [http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Burney_MS_48/1 and http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Burney_MS_48/2].
  • Exhibitions: Greek Manuscripts, (online), 18 September 2016-
  • Publications:

    Catalogue of Manuscripts in the British Museum, New Series Vol. I Part II, The Burney Manuscripts , London 1840, pp. 14-15.

    F. H. A. Scrivener, A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament , 2 vols, 4th edn, London 1894, I, p. 300.

    C. R. Gregory, Textkritik des Neuen Testamentes , 3 vols, Leipzig 1900-1909, I, p. 281, III, p. 1109.

    H. von Soden, Die Schriften des Neuen Testaments, in ihrer ältesten erreichbaren Textgestalt hergestellt auf Grund ihrer Textgeschichte , 4 vols, Berlin 1902-1910, I, pp. 241, 280.

    M. Aubineau, Codices Chrysostomici Graeci, I: Codices Britanniae et Hiberniae , Paris 1968, nos 50, 51.

    K. Aland, Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des neuen Testaments (Arbeiten zur neutestamentlichen Textforschung 1), Berlin 1994, p. 85.

    The British Library Summary Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts , I, London 1999, p. 36.


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