Vatican, Biblioteca Apostolica, gr. 866

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Physical description: parchment, dimensions not known, 413 fols., 2 col.

Language: Greek

Date: 11th/12th cent.

Provenance: unknown

Contents:

Acts of Paul and Thecla (CANT 211.III; fols. 27r–30r)

Acts of John (CANT 215; fols. 32r–33r)

Acts of Thomas (CANT 245; fols. 38r–40r)

Acts of Philip (CANT 250.II; fols. 86v–89r)

Acts of Andrew and Matthias (CANT 236; fols. 140v-143v)

Epistle of the Presbyters and Deacons of Achaia (CANT 226; fols. 144r–147v)

Acts of Nereus and Achilleus (BGH 1327; fols. 302r–309v)

Acts of Timothy (CANT 295; fols. 394r–395r)

Additional contents: Menologion with various lives of saints.

Catalogs:

de’ Cavalieri, P. Franchi. Catalogus codicum hagiographicorum graecorum Bibliothecae Vaticanae. Subsidia Hagiographica 7. Bruxelles: Société des Bollandistes, 1899 (pp. 83–93).

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. 338–46).

Devreesse, Robert, ed., Codices Vaticani graeci, vol. 3: Codices 604–866. Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae codices manuscripti recensiti. Vatican City: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, 1950 (pp. 434–40).

Other online databases: Pinakes

Entry created: 13 June 2017