Π. Σωτηρούδης, Κατάλογος ελληνικών χειρογράφων της Μονής Σίμωνος Πέτρας, Άγιον Όρος 2012 - 296 pp. + 86 tables (photos), hard-covered, ISBN 978-960-8474-23-9
The Catalogue of Greek manuscripts of the Simonos Petras monastery, Mount Athos, is published by the monastery itself (2012) and refers to manuscripts found in the library of the convent. Mss. 1-179 are described in this volume. This collection involves the new corpus of manuscripts and its constitution started after 1891, the time of the fire that destroyed the old collection in its entirety (mss 1-245). For the description of that old collection see the well-known catalogue of Sp. Lambros (1895). As to the content of the new manuscripts, most of the faculties are represented: the Bible, Hagiology, Patrology, Philology-History, Theology and Homiletics, Nomokanonika, Music, Liturgical (in majority), Medical. The dates of the manuscripts range from the 11th to the mid-20th century.
P. Sotiroudis: professor of Greek paleography and codicology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
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