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iter scarcely any thing is known : even the time in which he lived is not ascertained. He is cited very often in a MS. Catena in Epislolas Pauli, formerly in the Coislinian library at Paris, which Montfaucon (Biblioth. Coislin. cod. xxvii. p. 82) ascribes to the tenth century; and, as in his own Commentaries Oecumenius has cited Photius, who belongs to the latter half of the ninth century, I ardner is perhaps correct (Credib. bk. i. c. clxii.) in assigning him to the year 950. Cave's date (A. D. 990) is somewhat too late, if we can rely on Montfancon's judgment of the age of the Coislinian MS. Dupin places him in the eleventh century, later than Theophylact, which appears to be altogether too late. In a MS. cited by Montfaucon (ib. cod. ccxxiv. p. 277) he is styled bishop of Tricca in Thessaly. Works The following commentaries are, or have been, ascribed to Oecumenius : -- 1. Commentaria in Sacrosancta quatuor Christi, Evangelia, . . . Autore quidem Editions Commentaria in Sac