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Mount Sinai, Monastery of Saint Catherine, Sin. Gr. 166


Additional Information

  • Appr. Date: 10th c., 12th c., 13th c. (10th c., 12th - 13th c.)
  • Genres: Biblical, Liturgical
  • Illustrations: Yes



Four Gospels preceded by five canon tables and a full-page portrait of Matthew.

Full-page portrait of Luke on fol. 96v.

Mark and John's gospels have smaller illustrated headings but no portraits.

Kamil 191 (see p. 68, listed in the bibliography)

Weitzmann 10 (see p. 31-33, listed in the bibliography)

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.