Collection ID: 0003 | Metadata type: TEI
MS 12 Homeliae in johannis evangelium
TitleHomeliae in johannis evangelium
- John Chrysostom, Saint (historical Syrian archbishop, 347-407) (http://viaf.org/viaf/305214868)
Other related names
- Griffolini, Francesco, 1418-1483, translator (http://viaf.org/viaf/40466384)
- Ess, Leander van 1772-1847, former owner (http://viaf.org/viaf/34580474)
- Falkner, John Meade, 1858-1932, former owner (http://viaf.org/viaf/89051780)
- Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872, former owner (http://viaf.org/viaf/73979081)
- Goodhart, Howard Lehman, 1884?-1951, former owner (http://viaf.org/viaf/78699777)
- Council on Library and Information Resources
Call numberMS 12
(Bryn Mawr, United States, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr College Library)
PublisherBryn Mawr College Library
This manuscript contains John Chrysostom's Homeliae in johannis evangelium, translated by Francesco Griffolini of Arezzo. The scribe is identified in the colophon as Lambert Leynen, who copied the manuscript in Rome in 1462. The manuscript belonged to the library of the Carthusian Charterhouse of Saint Barbara in Cologne and previous owners include Leander van Ess, Sir Thomas Phillipps, and John Meade Falkner.
- Style of binding suggests that it was bound in or for the Charterhouse of Saint Barbara, Cologne
- Fols. 2-12 missing with no apparent loss of text
WatermarkWatermarks similar to Briquet Huchet 7833 and Briquet Ciseaux 3668
Extent248; 338 x 231 mm bound to 350 x 245 mm
FoliationContemporary foliation in ink, 1, 13-153, 155-260, upper right recto
Collation1 (11, +11), 2 (10), 3 (8), 4-14 (10), 15 (11, +11), 16-25 (10)
SignaturesQuires 2-26 signed a-c, e-i, k-u, x-z, symbols for -rum, et, -con (no text missing between c and e); quire and leaf signatures, lower right recto
CatchwordsHorizontal catchwords, center of lower margins for first eleven quires and thereafter right of center, verso
BindingFifteenth-century German binding; brown calf on boards, blind-stamped in a diamond pattern decorated with roses, fleur-de-lis, eagles; center panels decorated with small medallions depicting the mother and child on the crescent moon; two split brass fastenings on upper board with two corresponding shield-shaped fastenings on the lower board with traces of leather straps, traces of five round bosses on each board, and metal corner pieces; five bands on spine, title written on paper strip: "S. JOHANNES/ CHRYSOSTOMUS/ HOMELIAE/M.S. 1462"; on three smaller paper strips: "35" (in ink), "630" (the 0 written in ink over a printed 2), and "312" (also printed)
Two seven-line decorated initials in blue and pink; three- to four-line initials alternating in red or blue throughout; headings, sentence, and paragraph markers in red; running chapter numbers in ink in center of margin, recto
Colophon"Expliciunt homelye Joannis Crysostomi in Ioannis euangelium nouiter de greco in latinum per Franciscum Aretinum traducte. Scripte ac complete Rome per manus lamberti leynen Anno domini millesimo quadringentesimo lxii pontificatus sanctissimi pii pape secundi Anno Quarto die xix mensis junii." (fol. 260r)
- Written in Rome in 1462 by Lambert Leynen, probably a cleric from the low countries (see Goldschmidt catalogue entry). The manuscript belonged to the library of the Carthusian Charterhouse of Saint Barbara in Cologne (St. Barbara's new number: O 35 on spine). Inside back cover pastedown part of a folded parchment document dated 145?, Rome. Probably in the collection of Leander van Ess, Darmstadt, and sold in 1824 to Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 630, tag on spine and in ink on fol. 13r); his sale (London 1910, n. 312) to Leighton (Cat. of mss., 1912, n. 62, traces of catalogue entry with this number visible on inside cover); Leighton sale (London, 27 Oct. 1919, III, n. 2099) to Ellis; John Meade Falkner sale (London, 12 Dec. 1932, n. 147) to E. P. Goldschmidt (List 13 [Feb. 1935], n. 339, catalogue entry taped to inside front cover). Purchased by Howard L. Goodhart (bookplate, on inside cover in lead: "my # 26 top 1681"), and presented by him to Bryn Mawr College in 1951
- De Ricci, Seymour, with the assistance of W. J. Wilson, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada (New York: H. W. Wilson, 1935-40), p. 1677, no. 26.
- Marks, Richard Bruce, The Medieval Manuscript Library of the Charterhouse of St. Barbara in Cologne, Analecta Cartusiana 21-22 (Salzburg, 1974), pp. 224-25.
- 15th century
- Collection of Sermons
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Table of contents
- fol. 13r — Homiliae B. Johannis Chrysostomi in Johannis Evangelium; incipit: Qui agonum certamina spectare consueuerunt. cum insignem quempiam athletam et coronis plurimis donatum alicunde perfectum intelligunt:; explicit: Eeleemosyna nos derelinquat. leues efficiamur: et euolemus, ut et malorum liberatione: et bonis operibus perfecti, sempiterna bona consequamur. Gratia et benignitate domini nostri iesu christi: cum quo patri simul: et spiritui sancto gloria/ honor/ et imperium et nunc et semper et in secula seculorum Amen.
- Inside front cover — Bookplate of Howard Lehman Goodhart
- Inside front cover — Catalogue entry for manuscript taped in
- Inside front cover — Note in bottom left corner in pencil: "6322"
- Inside front cover — Note in pencil: "my #26 top 1681"
- Inside front cover — Note in pencil: "From the monastery of St. Barbara at Cologne Press Mark O 35"
- Inside front cover — Traces of catalogue entry with number 62 visible on inside cover, believed to be from Leighton (Cat. of mss., 1912)
- fol. 13r — Seven-line blue and pink initial Q
- fol. 13r — Note in ink in lower margin: "Phillips MS 630"
- fol. 15v — Seven-line blue and pink initial I
- fol. 134v — Decorated initial D
- Inside back cover — In ink, part of a folded parchment document dated 145?, Rome
- Inside back cover — In pencil: "# 13592"
Inside front cover
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Decoration: Bookplate of Howard Lehman Goodhart
Decoration: Catalogue entry for manuscript taped in
Decoration: Note in bottom left corner in pencil: "6322"
Decoration: Note in pencil: "my #26 top 1681"
Decoration: Note in pencil: "From the monastery of St. Barbara at Cologne Press Mark O 35"
Decoration: Traces of catalogue entry with number 62 visible on inside cover, believed to be from Leighton (Cat. of mss., 1912)
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Section: Homiliae B. Johannis Chrysostomi in Johannis Evangelium
Decoration: Seven-line blue and pink initial Q
Decoration: Note in ink in lower margin: "Phillips MS 630"
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Decoration: Seven-line blue and pink initial I
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Decoration: Decorated initial D
Inside back cover
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Decoration: In ink, part of a folded parchment document dated 145?, Rome
Decoration: In pencil: "# 13592"