- Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados
- Published / Created
- [ca. 1200-1249]
- Publication Place
- [Byzantine Empire],
Manuscript, on parchment, in a single scribal hand, of a Gospel lectionary containing the daily lessons for the ecclesiastical year for both fixed and moveable feasts. Manuscript begins the readings of John from Easter to the sixth Sunday after Easter, and concludes with the readings from 21 May to 31 August.
Accompanied by detailed list of contents.
Binding: Fifteenth-century? Greek-style binding of full brown leather over squared and grooved boards. Blind-tooled; bordered with interlace tendrils, diapered and checker-ruled with additional circular tools containing peacock, Agnus Dei, vase, rampant lion, eagle and fleuron designs.
Bookplate: L. A.
Decoration: ornamented headbands in red ink mark the four major sections of the text. Ornamented initials in red ink at the beginnings of some Gospel readings.
Purchased in Beirut by Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes, 1886. Formerly owned by Anson Phelps Stokes; Anson Phelps Stokes II; Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sold 18 November 2003 at Christie's London (sale 6853, lot 14). Ex libris L. A. Purchased from Les Enluminures, Ltd. on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2013.
Script: Greek miniscule.
- 161 ff. : parchment ; 327 x 245 mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 1180
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Name)
Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados
Stokes, Anson Phelps,--1874-1958--Ownership
Stokes, Anson Phelps,--1905-1988--Ownership
Stokes, I. N. Phelps--(Isaac Newton Phelps),--1867-1944--Ownership
- Subject (Topic)
Lectionaries--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
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- Lectionary. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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