The Arethas codex (Paris gr. 451) of the Greek apologists is online!!!

I’m looking through the Greek mss. of the French National Library online, and compiling a post with a list.  Dull work.

But imagine my excitement when I find that Paris gr. 451 is online.  This is the manuscript that preserves for us a bunch of early Christian apologetic works!  It was copied for Archbishop Arethas of Caesarea in the 10th c., and it all we have for most of the works in it.

Contents: 1. Clement of Alexandria, Protrepicus; 2. Clement  of Alexandria, Paedagogus; 3. Justini epistulam ad Zenam; 4. Justin, Cohortatio ad gentiles; 5. Eusebius, P.E. bks 1-5; 6. Athenagoras, Apology for the Christians; 7. Athenagoras on the Resurrection; 8. Eusebius, Against Hierocles.

Get it here!  But wait just a bit, until my download has finished. Please?

Yes, you can download a PDF of it.

4 thoughts on “The Arethas codex (Paris gr. 451) of the Greek apologists is online!!!

  1. Dear Rodger.

    Is there anywhere online I can find the contents, (by folio page or leaf), to the Arethas Codex please?

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