Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Coislin 121

Images: Gallica

Physical description: parchment, 37.5 × 27 cm, 202 fols., 2 col.

Language: Greek

Date: copied in 1342/1343 by Michael Balsamos

Provenance: unknown

Contents:

1 Apocryphal Apocalypse of John (CANT 331; fols. 6r–6v, 17r–17v; beginning missing)

Protevangelium of James (CANT 50; fol. 8r–8v; partial)

Acts of Thomas (CANT 245; fols. 9r–10v; partial)

Acts of Andrew (CANT 226; 37r–41r)

Martyrdom of Peter and Paul (CANT 193.2; fols. 114r–117v, 120r–121v)

Dormition of the Virgin (CANT 103; fols. 144v–150v)

Additional contents: hagiographa, works of John Chrysostom, Gregory of Nazianzenus, and others.

Catalogs:

Devreesse, Robert. Bibliothèque Catalogue des manuscrits grecs, II: Le Fonds Coislin. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1945 (pp. 111–16).

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, pp. 203–10).

Montfaucon, Bernard. Bibliotheca Coisliniana olim Segueriana. Paris: Ludovicus Guerin & Carolus Robustel, 1715 (pp. 195–97).

Other online databases: Pinakes

Entry created by Tony Burke, York University (tburke@yorku.ca), 27 May 2017.