New Testament; Eusebian canons, etc.
- New Testament; Eusebian canons, etc.
- Epiphanius, Saint, Bishop of Constantia in Cyprus, ca. 310-403, Eusebius, of Caesarea, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 260-ca. 340, and John, of Damascus, Saint
- Published / Created
- [between 1300 and 1400]
- Publication Place
- Manuscript on parchment. Includes: Letter of Eusebius to Carpianus; Eusebian Canons; the New Testament; Epiphanius of Cyprus, In Sabbato magno; and John Damascene, De dormientibus in fide.
Belonged to Frederick North, fifth Earl of Guilford (1766-1827) and to Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 7682). Purchased from Laurence Witten with funds from the Jacob Ziskind Charitable Trust in 1957.
Binding: Date? Original sewing on three chain supports laced in a Z pattern into square, flush wooden boards, grooved on the edges. Two pin holes in the edge of the upper board and three holes for each strap in the lower. Traces of rectangular plates (?) at the fore-edge near the head of the upper board and the tail of the lower. Rebacked and the sides covered with cloth.
Script: Written throughout in an extremely small Greek minuscule, by five scribes: Scribe 1, ff. 1r-32v and 171r-173r; Scribe 2, ff. 33v-68v; Scribe 3, ff. 69r-168r; Scribe 4, ff. 168r-170v; Scribe 5, ff. 173r-188v. Notes added on f. 33r (originally blank) and in margins by various later hands; in some of the notes on f. 33r Latin letters are used for Greek words.
Several folios originally had holes, which have been written around.
Two headings and title of Matthew in blue (f. 37r). Initials in red with simple floral ornament. Extensive rubrication. Headpieces and bars between sections in red, blue, green and yellow (all faded). Eusebian Canons done with compass and ruler, in red and blue.
- ff. i + 188 + i : parchment ; 168 x 128 (124 x 90) mm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
- Call Number
- Beinecke MS 248
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Micrography (Writing technique)
- Resource Type
- Archives or Manuscripts
- Subject (Topic)
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Theology--Early works to 1800
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- New Testament; Eusebian Canons, etc. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. and Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 248.
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