Circular letter, 1853.

Author
Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai) [Browse]
Format
  • Manuscript, Book
Description
1 leaf : paper ; 92.5 x 56 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Getty AAT genre
Circular letters [Browse]
Compiled/​Created
1853.
Summary note
An illustrated circular letter ("apantachousa") signed by Constantios I, Patriarch of Constantinople (1770-1834), seeking to raise money for St. Catherine's Monastery, 92.5 x 56 cm., paper on cloth backing, with three miniatures (the monastery, St. Catherine, burning bush). The monastic seal is dated 3 April 1853.
Source acquisition
Purchase; Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund; 2005. AM 2005-114.
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