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|Named Person:||Anthony, of Egypt Saint; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Anthony, of Egypt Saint; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria|
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Manuscript, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Eusebius, of Caesarea Bishop of Caesarea; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; John, of ShmuÌn; Constantine, Bishop of AsyuÌtÌ£; Stephen, Bishop of Heracleopolis Magna.; Marguerite Duprez Lahey; J Pierpont Morgan; J P Morgan, Jr.; Arthur Sambon; Pierpont Morgan Library.; Dayr al-Malāk Mīkhāʼīl (Fayyūm, Egypt : Province),
|Language Note:||Coptic, the Sahidic dialect.|
|Notes:||Ms. hagiographic miscellany; written and illuminated in the Fayyūm Province, Egypt, before Aug. 30, 823.
Texts: Life of St. Archellites, attributed to Eusebius of Caesaarea (fol. 3r-16r); Life of St. Anthony, attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria (fol. 16v-73r); Encomium on St. Anthony, attributed to John of Shmun (fol. 73r-88r); Life of SS. Longinus and Lucius the Ascetics (fol. 88v-106r); Homily on the Virtues of St. Longinus the Hegoumenos, attributed to Basil of Pemje (fol. 106v-113v); First Encomium on St. Athanasius of Alexandria, attributed to Constantine of Assiut (fol. 114r-123v); Second Encomium on St. Athanasius of Alexandria, attributed to Constantine of Assiut (fol. 124r-131r); Encomium on St. Apa Apollo, Archimandrite of the Monastery of St. Isaac, attributed to Stephen of Hnes (Stephen, Bishop of Heracleopolis Magna) (fol. 131v-149r); colophon (fol. 149v).
Fol. 1 (Depuydt, no. 83; Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.579, f. 1) is a leaf from a parchment codex formerly reused as the upper pastedown of Pierpont Morgan Library MS M. 579; it is a homiletic fragment of a moralizing character.
St. Archellites (Saint Archellides) is fictitious according to the Coptic encyclopedia (1991).
Decoration: frontispiece, headpieces, tailpieces, marginal ornaments, initials, paragraphus signs, signatures and page numbers, extended letters; colors: strong reddish orange, moderate yellowish green.
|Description:||149 leaves (2 columns, 31-38 lines), bound : vellum, illustrations ; 368 x 285 mm|