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Cod. 2 (Codex Pandeli)

1723 CE


Mina Monier


“According to the colophon at the end of the Gospel of John, this copy was completed by Ibrāhīm ibn Būluṣ ibn Dāwūd al-Ḥalabī in Cairo. It is written in a clear nasḫī script; the illustrations, provided by the Aleppo illustrator and icon-painter Ğirğis bin Ḥanāniyā, portray the four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, as well as 43 scenes from the life of Jesus. The Arabic title, «This book is the holy, pure Gospel and the illuminating, shining light», is given at the end of the Gospel of John. This codex is currently on long-term loan from the Pandeli family to the library of St. Gall Abbey”. Henning Sievert, Universität Zürich, 2009. (English translation by Anne Marie Austenfeld), © CC-BY, Completed around the year 1723, Codex Pandeli presents the Gospel of Mark divided into 72 chapters. The long ending appears as a separate chapter (chapter 72); Mina Monier, SNSF MARK16, CC-BY 4.0