Accompanied by detailed list of contents. Script: Greek miniscule. 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. Bookplate: L. A. 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. 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.
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.
Lectionaries--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados piscopal Theologi Stokes, Anson Phelps,--1874-1958--Ownership Stokes, Anson Phelps,--1905-1988--Ownership Stokes, I. N. Phelps--(Isaac Newton Phelps),--1867-1944--Ownership
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
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Beinecke MS 1180
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Lectionary. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Complete work digitized.
Number of Pages: 330
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