Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, gr. 881

Images: Gallica

Other shelfmark(s): Colbert 703

Physical description: parchment, 28.5 × 19.2 cm, 359 fols., 2 col.

Language: Greek

Date: 10th cent.

Provenance: unknown

Contents:

Acts of John by Pseudo-Prochorus (CANT 218; 204r–212v)

Martyrdom of Stephen (BHG 1649; 213r–222r)

Dormition of Luke (BHG 992; 279r–280r)

Acts of Andrew (CANT 226; 282v–291r)

Martyrdom of Matthew (CANT 267; 291v–300v)

Martyrdom of James (CANT 274; 300v–302v)

Discovery of John the Baptist’s Head (BHG 840; 302v–310r)

Martyrdom of Mark (CANT 287; 310r–313v)

Minor Acts of Thomas (CANT 245.2; 313v–330r)

Acts of Philip (CANT 250.2; 330v–348v)

Acts of Andrew and Matthias (CANT 236; fol. 348v–360v)

Additional contents: works of Antiochus Monachus and Nilus of Sinai, hagiographa of Pachomius.

Catalogs:

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. 3, p. 894).

Omont, Henri A. Inventaire sommaire des manuscrits grecs de la Bibliothèque nationale et des autres bibliothèques de Paris et des départements. 4 vols. 1886–1888. Paris: E. Leroux, 1898 (p. 165).

Omont, Henri A. and Hagiographi Bollandiani. Catalogus codicum hagiographicorum Graecorum Bibliothecae Nationalis Parisiensis. Brussels: Société des Bollandists, 1896 (pp. 47–48).

Other online databases: Pinakes

Entry created: 28 April 2017