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John Chrysostom on Genesis

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MS. Auct. E. 2. 7
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John Chrysostom on Genesis, written in 1564.


  • Creation: Written by Nicolaos de la Torre at Constantinople in 1564


197 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Auct. E. 2. 7, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Auct. E. 2. 7

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18130


John Chrysostom on Genesis

Biographical / Historical

John Chrysostom (d. 407) was Archbishop of Constantinople and an important Early Church Father.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. II, no. 3090

For a full description in Latin see, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens (Oxford, 1853, reprinted with corrections by H. O. Coxe, Oxford, 1969), Misc. no. 35

Custodial History

Manuscript 5 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given in 1601 by sir John Fortescue

Physical Facet

Binding, olive leather with fine gold ornament and 'B.E.', with silver clasps, Italian? work, late 16th century

John Chrysostom on Genesis
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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