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Music anthology : manuscript, [between 1800 and 1805].
Greek, Modern (1453- )
1 (167 leaves) : paper ; 214 x 155 (155 x 100) mm.
Orthodox Eastern Church
Petros, ho Peloponnēsios, approximately 1730-approximately 1778
Petros, ho Vyzantios, d. 1808
Princeton University. Library. Manuscript. Princeton Greek 3.
Garrett, Robert, 1875-1961
Rare books genre
Goatskin bindings (Binding)
Getty AAT genre
[between 1800 and 1805].
Anthology of hymns for vespers and other parts of the liturgy, composed by Petros Lampadarios and others.
Collation: 1-20⁸, 21⁸⁻¹; the eighth leaf of the twenty-first quire (fols. 161r-167v) has been removed without any loss of text.
Layout: 16 long lines per page; frame-ruled on an Arabic ruling board (mastara).
Music: Late-Byzantine notation.
Origin: Written in Istanbul, early 19th c.
19th-century. Dark-red goatskin over paper pasteboards; with marbled endpapers. The front and back covers have gold-tooled floral-motif borders and ornaments in the center of the panels; in black cloth box.
Copied by Petros Vyzantios, prōtopsaltēs, according to the scribal note on fol. 166r. Petros Vyzantios was prōtopsaltēs of the Great Church of Constantinople between the end of Apr. 1800 and 1805, Cf. Patrinelis.
Gift; Robert Garrett; 1942.
Patrinelis, Christos "Protpsaltae, Lampadarii, and Domestikoi of the Great Church during post-Byzantine Period (1453-1821)" in Studies in Eastern Chant. London : Oxford University Press, 1973, v. 3, p. 156-157.
Princeton Greek MS. 3, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.
Other standard number
C0879 (Princeton Greek MS. 3)