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Homilies of Saint Joannes Chrysostomus

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS C76


Homilies of Saint Joannes Chrysostomus (approximately 349-407), patriarch and archbishop of Constantinople and one of the most prolific authors in the early Christian church. Volume also includes a work by St. Basil the Great (or Basil of Caesarea, 329 or 330-379 CE), another early Christian theologian who supported the Nicene Creed, on leaves 496-549.


  • Creation: 16th century


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1 volume : Pagination: Quarto; 55 leaves; leaf numbers have been written in in two different hands at a later date. Binding: Wooden boards. Securing intact, remains of patterned cloth used as reinforcement. Stains on boards seems to indicate former half binding. Remains of leather, too. Ornamentation: Head pieces and some initials in red. Material: Paper. Scribe: Various hands. ; 19.8 x 13.7 cm

Language of Materials

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Physical Location

MS C76

Custodial History

Label on lower board, number 20. Note on upper board: V3a. Verso of last leaf: B 700.

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Guide to the Joannes Chrysostomus Manuscript
Homilies of Saint Joannes Chrysostomus
Finding aid prepared by am, 1961. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
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Preferred citation
Homilies of Joannes Chrysostomus, Department of Special Collections, MS C76, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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