Princeton University Library Catalog

Phylaktērion, 18th century

Author:
Orthodox Eastern Church [Browse]
Format:
  • Manuscript, Book
Language:
Greek, Modern (1453- )
Compiled/​Created:
18th century
Description:
1 v. (73 leaves) ; 5 cm x 7 cm
Summary note:
Sacred “Phylaktērion” («φυλακτnριον») miniature manuscript containing prayers against demons, sorcery and the evil eye. Written for the slave of God Kyriakos.
Notes:
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title provided by the cataloger.
  • Physical description: 11 lines per page; large ornamental initial letters in red or brown ink; signatures by the scribe, without foliation or pagination.
Binding note:
Bound in contemporary brown leather over hard boards.
Source acquisition:
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2017-58.
Subject(s):
Evil eyeGreece18th centurymanuscript [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
Manuscripts, Greek 18th century.
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