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MS 225: Acts of Saint Thecla, 13th century

Identifier: MS 225


The Acts of Saint Paul and Saint Thecla told the story of a young virgin called Thecla, who converted and perfomed miracles after listening to the teachings of Saint Paul Apostle.


Written in a fine hand.


  • Creation: 13th century

Language of Materials

Ancient Greek.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to all. The manuscripts can be consulted in the Centre for Research Collections, Edinburgh University Main Library.


1 bound MS volume

Custodial History

On f. 6 appears a section number in Greek (equivalent to 25). This, being a direction for the binder, shows that this manscript is a fragment of a large book of Synaxaria or Acta Sanctorum, collections of lives of saints.

Previous reference

Laing 123

Physical Facet

Material: Vellum.


41 cm x 30 cm.


Foliation and number of lines to a page: 14 pages, double columns.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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