A catalogue of Georgian Manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries

MS. Georg. b. 1

Oriental Manuscripts Wardrop Collection

Contents

Summary of Contents: Menologion for March-August, followed by biographies of saintly women. Includes the Georgian version of the account of the sack of Jerusalem by the Persians in A.D. 614, composed by the monk Antiochus Strategus
Title: Untitled
Language(s): Georgian

References

CWC, 305
Fully described by P. Peeters, 'De codice Hiberico Bibliothecase Bodleianae Oxoniensis' [Georg.d.14], text by Antiochus Strategus edited by G. Garitte and published in 1960 ['La prise de Jérusalem par les Perses', Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, 202, 203, Georg. d. 57/11, 12]

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 500 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 39 × 25 cm.

Layout

Hand(s)

History

Origin: Undated

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought by Wardrop Fund from Church Missionary Society

1911-11-25 don. Wardrop Fund

Availability

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Digital Images

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Funding of Cataloguing

JISC