Liturgy (in Greek.)

Published/Created:
Italy
s. XV [15th century]
Physical Description:
1 l.
17.8 x 13.2 cm
Notes:
Script: Written by two scribes in clumsily formed Greek minuscule: Scribe 1, ff. 1r-5v, 41r-42v (he signs himself brother Jacobus on f. 42r); Scribe 2, ff. 6r-39r (an unusually large and thick script). Latin added on ff. 39v-41r in gothic cursive of 15th or 16th century. Marginal notes in Greek by various later hands.
Initials very crudely done, in various styles and several shades of red. Rubrics throughout. Some scribblings in the margins, including a cow on f. 25v.
Folios 1, 2, 3, 41, and 42 are all torn, so that significant portions of the text are missing.
Binding: Nineteenth century. Rigid vellum case; handwritten on spine: "Codex Memb Graec"; on front cover, "no. 2".
Belonged to Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 6564). Bought from L. C. Witten with funds from the Jacob Ziskind Charitable Trust in 1957.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (thick; most leaves palimpsest: religious text of the 10th century, in a small, regular Greek minuscule is faintly visible) of Miscellaneous prayers. Includes Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom (the many peculiarities of the text suggest that it was copied by a scribe unfamiliar with Greek, perhaps from dictation); Gospel of John, 1.1-14. The lower text of palimpsest leaves appears to contain the Life of an unidentified saint named Ioannes.
Topics:
Bible.--N.T.--John
Christian hagiography
Liturgies
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Prayers--Early works to 1800
Topics:
John Chrysostom,--Saint,--d. 407
Language:
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Latin
Genre:
Manuscripts
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 262
Orbis Record:
9791860
Orbis Barcode:
39002091596370
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1032383
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 262.
Liturgy. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2005581
PID:
digcoll:3345430

Number of Pages: 90
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