Mount Sinai, St. Catherine’s Monastery, gr. 497

Images: Library of Congress

Physical description: vellum, 31 × 25 cm., 398 fols., 2 col.

Language(s): Greek

Date: 10/11th cent.

Provenance: Sinai

Contents:

Protevangelium of James (CANT 50; fols 40v–48v)

Acts of Paul and Thecla (CANT 211.3; fols. 80v–87v)

Acts of John by Pseudo-Prochorus (CANT 218; fols. 94r–107v)

Acts of Thomas (CANT 245; fols. 115v–129r)

Additional contents: numerous hagiographical texts.

Catalogs:

Beneševic, V. N. Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum graecorum qui in monasterio Sanctae Catharinae in Monte Sina asservantur. 2 vols. 1911–1917. Repr., Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1965 (vol. ?, p. ?).

Ehrhard, Albert. Uberlieferung und Bestand der hagiographischen und homiletischen Literatur der griechischen Kirche von den Anfängen bis zum Ende des 16. Jahhunderts. 3 vols. TU 50–52. Leipzing: Hinrichs, 1937–1952 (vol. 1, p. 349–53).

Gardthausen, Victor. Catalogus codicum graecorum sinaiticorum. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1886 (p. 121).

Other online databases: Pinakes

Entry created by Tony Burke, York University (tburke@yorku.ca), 22 May 2017.