Among the manuscripts kept by the Jerusalem Patriarchate is the Hagios Stavros collection, which formerly (as far as I can tell) was housed on Cyprus. Images of those manuscripts, except for some relatively young copies, have been released by the Library of Congress. (The images, taken in 1949-1950 by an expedition led by Kenneth W. Clark, are mostly from microfilm.) Of the 90 photographed manuscripts, 16 contain substantial portions of the New Testament. Here is a list of the New Testament manuscripts in the Hagios Stavros (“Holy Cross”) collection, with embedded links to their online page-views:
|This page of GA 1895 has|
patristic commentary along
with the text.
Acts 28:29 is included.
GA 1349: Hagios Stavros 45 – Four Gospels (1000’s/1100’s)
GA 1350: Hagios Stavros 46 – Four Gospels (1100’s, 1300’s) This was catalogued as an Evangelion, but it is a continuous-text manuscript of the four Gospels. Beginning of Matthew. Beginning of Mark. Beginning of Luke. Beginning of John.
GA 1351: Hagios Stavros 74 – Gospels (900’s) (Damaged; begins with Mark)
Beginning of Luke. Beginning of John. (Arabic note precedes the chapter-list for John.)
(Damaged at the end; last page with text ends near the end of John 5:4.)
GA 1352: Hagios Stavros 94 – New Testament (1100’s/1300’s)
GA 1895: Hagios Stavros 25 – Acts and General Epistles, with Commentary (800’s/900’s) The commentary includes excerpts from the writings of Athanasius, John Chrysostom, Cyril of Alexandria, Basil of Caesarea, and others. Scripture-texts, interspersed with the commentary, are indented and accompanied by diple-marks (>) in the margin. Beginning of James.
Hagios Stavros 9 – Evangelion (A.D. 1534)
Hagios Stavros 26 – Evangelion (1000’s) Greek-Arabic in parallel columns
Hagios Stavros 44 – Evangelion (1000’s)
Hagios Stavros 51 – Evangelion (1000’s)
Hagios Stavros 67 – Apostolos (1000’s) An interesting copy with sporadic notes in the margin.
Hagios Stavros 110 – Evangelion (1200’s)
Also of note:
Hagios Stavros 96 – Psalter (800’s) This manuscript, written in a sloping uncial script, has an abundance of marginalia.
Some of these manuscripts have not received much attention from researchers. A few research-papers might be just waiting to happen as a result of the availability of these images.
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