Mount Sinai, Monastery of Saint Catherine, Chest 4 Documents (Microfilm 1)

Manuscript Pages

Additional Information

  • Acquired: donated by the estate of Ihor Ševčenko
  • Film: 35mm Black-and-white Negative



Please see the manuscript entry for Chest 4 for Ševčenko's table of contents.

Most of the images capture only the hand-written synopsis of the document added in 1904. There are very few images of the documents themselves.


Document 4-111: 1-10 : A: B:  Portions of the liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom. The Greek has been transliterated phonetically into Roman characters. Benešević has transcribed and lightly edited the entire document in his catalogue and put the Greek in a parallel column. Benešević no. 2150, see pp. 346-354 of vol. 3. He dates the document to the 12th century.

Document 4-86D: Letter by Charles Jacques de Monhenault, French consul in Egypt. Dated to 17(3?)2

Unnumbered Document: Autograph letter by the Archbishop of Sinai, Cyril. Dated to Nov. 11, 1859. (description on small card on letter)

Document 4-86E:1;2 A letter from the Capuchin friar Charles de Fougeres to the archbishop Nikephoros of Sinai dated to the 11th of August, 1736. With a few marginal annotations in Latin and Arabic.

Document 4-3;4: ἀπανταχοῦ τοῦ ἁγίου καὶ θεοβαδίστου ὄρους Σινᾶ.

Document 4-12v: a letter of absolution from the patriarch of Alexandria with a note that the letter was read at the cemetery. Dated to 1778 or 1788.

Document 4-13v: a letter from the patriarch Theophanes of Jerusalem, dated to 1623.

Document 4-14v: a letter from patriarch Chrysanthos of Jerusalem, dated to 1707.

Document 4-15v: another letter from the patriarch Chrysanthos, dated to 1707.

Document 4-16v: a letter from Chrysanthos, dated to 1721.

Document 4-17v: a letter from the patriarch Nektarios  (πράξεις τοῦ κὺρ Ἀνανίου), dated to 1661.

Document 4-19v: a letter from the patriarch of Jerusalem, Dositheos, dated to 1678.

Document 4-21v: a synodal letter from the time of Patriarch Cyril, no date.

Document 4-22v: a synodal letter from Patriarch Meletios of Jerusalem, no date.

Document 4-24v: a letter from the patriarch of Jerusalem, Dositheos, no date.

Document 4-26v: letter bearing the seal of Dionysios, Patriarch of Constantinople and dated to 1686.

Document 4-27v: a document dated to 1675.

Document 4-28v: a letter from Parthenios, patriarch of Constantinople. Dated to 1643.

Document 4-29: a synodal letter from the time of Methodios, patriarch of Constantinople dated to 1669.