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Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, gr. 1277

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  • Appr. Date: 13th c. (13th c.)
  • Genres: Varia
  • Illustrations: No


BnF Ancien fonds: Codex parisinus græcus 1277 (Regius 2945.4; olim xxviii).  Bombycine paper, thirteenth century, 309 folios.  Mutilated in several places.  Mostly religious miscellany: Basil, Nyssen, Psellus, John the humble monk, Theodore Prodromus, Nazianzen, George of Pisidia, Nicholas of Corcyra, Æsop, Nicholas the patriarch, Symeon the Logothete, Saint Maximus, archbishop Hephæstus of Bulgaria, Nonnus, Cosmas the monk, etc.  

Six-page list of contents at the beginning, by Boivin.

For details, see Omont in the Bibliography and Online Resources.  This manuscript included in the Repertorium Nazianzenum (vol. 1), but not on the website "Répertoire des manuscrits grecs et orientaux des Discours de Grégoire de Nazianze".

For Psellus, see Sathas in the Online Resources for that older edition of some of epistles (TLG 2702.028 and 2702.040 are incomplete).  For list of epistles by addressee, see Moore pp. 580-586.

87r-87v  Psellus, On how some men are wise and some men are foolish (TLG 2702.011, p. 88; Iter Psellianum no. 813 (PHI.90; pp. 282sq.).  Cf. also Paris. gr. 1182.

88r  Psellus, On the saying "The Word knoweth a threefold birth" (TLG 2702.012, no. 25; Iter Psellianum no. 582 (THE.40; p. 167); PG 36:360C4, ch. 2).  Cf. Paris. gr. 1182.

151v  Psellus, In answer to his students, on the saying "Their natures are made new, and man becomes a god" (TLG 2702.012, no. 69; Iter Psellianum no. 581 (THE.39; pp. 166sq.); PG 36:348D9, ch. 13).  Cf. Parisini grr. 571 and 1182.  Our It.Ps. link in Online Resources goes to Moore's entry for this work, q.v.

196r  Psellus, On the seven councils, in Political verse (TLG 2702.015, no. 4; Iter Psellianum no. 1056 (POE.4; pp.475-477); PG 122.816B5-817C9).  Cf. also Paris. gr. 902, 1712, 1782, 2661; Supplément gr. 1238 fasc. vi, and Suppl. gr. 1254.

229v  Abstract Hitleresque sketch on an otherwise empty page.

244r-247r  Psellus, Περὶ τῶν ἐπιγραφῶν τῶν ψαλμῶν...πρὸς τὸν βασιλέα Μονομάχον (TLG 2702.013, opusc. 1; Iter Psellianum no. 1053 (POE.1; pp.467-469).

264r-267v  Psellus, Letter to Xiphilinus (Iter Psellianum no. 142 (EP.142; pp. 51sq.)).  Cf. Paris. gr. 1182.

268r  Psellus, Letter to Eustratius Swineslayer the Magister and Protonotarius of the Ðromos (Iter Psellianum no. 229 (EP.229; pp. 71sq.)).  Cf. Paris. gr. 1182.

268v-269r  Psellus, Letter to the protasecretis Aristenus (Iter Psellianum no. 113 (EP.113; pp. 44sq.)).  This seems to be unique to this ms.

269r-269v  Psellus, Letter to the monk John of Mt. Olympus (Iter Psellianum no. 169 (EP.169; p. 58)).  Cf. Paris. gr. 1182.

269v  Psellus, Letter to the patriarch Michael (Iter Psellianum no. 518 (EP.518; p. 141)).  Cf. Paris. gr. 1182.

270r-271r  Psellus, Letter to Eustratius Swineslayer (Iter Psellianum no. 439 (EP.439; p.124).  Apparently unique to this manuscript.

271r-271v   Psellus,  Letter to the protosyncellus Paraspondylus (Iter Psellianum no. 28 (EP.28; p. 23)).  Cf. Paris. gr. 1182.