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Mount Sinai, Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sin.Gr. 339

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Additional Information

  • Appr. Date: 11th c. (11th c.)
  • Genres: Homilies
  • Illustrations: Yes

Notes

Contents:

Richly and beautifully illustrated collection of the homilies of St. Gregory the Theologian.

Dumbarton Oaks owns a copy of Professor Kurt Weitzmann’s large collection of black-and-white images of Sinai manuscripts (the original set is at Princeton University). These images are available for viewing in the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archive (ICFA). Please consult the pdf linked in the internet resources to see which folios from this manuscript are included in the holdings.

Weitzmann’s book (listed in the bibliography) contains a number of color plates of the ms.’s larger illustrations and a collection of enlarged images of the many delightful zoomorphic initials. 

Kamil 401 (see p. 76)

Weitzmann 56 (see pp. 140 -153)

 

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