The Mount Athos Greek Manuscripts Catalog:

Methodological Papers

© Robert W. Allison
Bates College
Lewiston, Maine, U.S.A.
The Patriarchal Institute for Patristic Studies
Thessaloniki, Greece


This section of the Catalogi Codicum Montis Athonis Project Web server contains materials related to the methods employed in cataloging and in working out the history of a Monastery and its library.

In general, the Catalogs in this series follow the model employed by Herbert Hunger, Katalog der griechischen Handschriften der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, Teil. 1, Vienna, 1961 and subsequent volumes and outlined by Linos Politis, Hodegos Katalogon Cheirographon (Genikon Symboulion Bibliothekon tes Hellados 17), Athens, 1961. The Pilot project volume for the series is E. Lamberz and E. K. Litsas, Katalogos Cheirographon Sketes Hagiou Demetriou (Thessaloniki, Patriarchal Institute for Patristic Studies, 1978.

The materials presented in these pages are in preparation for inclusion in the introduction to the Catalog of the Greek Manuscripts of Philotheou Monastery, and are currently employed in that catalog. They include the following:


Created by Robert W. Allison
Dept. of Philosophy & Religion, and
Program of Classical and Medieval Studies,
Bates College, Lewiston, Maine 04240

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