skeptical on colophons - anecdotal evidence only (Jeremiah Coogan list of books)

Steven Avery

Also posted here, but now we will look for each one.

Jeremiah Coogan

For this project, the corpus of evidence is the dated Greek colophons up to the year ad 1200, a total of some 401 manuscripts. While earlier colophons, such as those in Codex Sinaiticus and Codex Coislinianus, offer tantalizing clues about the role of Pamphilus, Origen, and the library of Caesarea Maritima in the manuscript transmission of Late Antiquity, the limited evidence from these colophons remains essentially anecdotal.3


Among others, see

Andrew J. Carriker, The Library of Eusebius of Caesarea (Leiden, 2003);

Marco Frenschkowski, “Studien zur Geschichte der Bibliothek von Casarea,” in New Testament
Manuscripts: Their Texts and Their World, ed.

Thomas Kraus and Tobias Nicklas (Leiden, 2006), pp. 53-104;

Anthony Grafton and Megan Williams, Christianity and the Transformation of the Book: Origen, Eusebius, and the Library of Caesarea (Cambridge, Mass., 2006).

See also
Kim Haines-Eitzen, "Imagining the Alexandrian Library and a ‘Bookish’ Christianity,” in Reading New Testament Papyri in Context, ed. Claire Clivaz and Joseph Verheyden (Leuven, 2011), pp. 207-218.

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