Codex Delta 037 by Eriugena
- In Elliott's latest update to his NT manuscripts bibliography I found an
entry that I didn't know:
"St. Gall 48: A Copy of Eriugena's Glossed Greek Gospels"
Michael W. Herren
I ordered the article.
Herren makes it quite probable that the Gospel interlinear as we have it in
codex Delta/037 (=St. Gall 48) was created by Johannes Scotus Eriugena.
"It therefore seems reasonable to conclude that GRAMMATA GRAIYGENWN is
Eriugena's own colophon to a Greek evangelary which he himself glossed. St.
Gall 48 is a copy of that evangelary and may preserve some of Eriugena's own
marginal scholia in addition to his >custom-made< interlinear translation.
If the Gotteschalk entries are indicative, Eriugena's glossed and annotated
copy of the Greek Gospels was first written ca. 851 or shortly thereafter
and crowned with a colophon that alludes, albeit fleetingly, to the
Since I think this is not widely known, I have created a PDF of the article
and added two images of the poem and the Gotteschalk reference.
The file "Herren.pdf" can be downloaded from the files section of the
Wieland Willker, Bremen, Germany