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Nomocanon : manuscript, 18th-century.
1 v. (365 leaves) : paper, leather binding; 16 x 12 cm.
Orthodox Eastern Church. Canons, nomocanons, decrees, etc
Early works to 1800
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A compilation of Greek Orthodox ecclesiastical law. This is an 18th-century Greek manuscript on paper, 365 leaves, with a marginal decoration of a hand in colors and a three-quarter page portrait of Christ, bound in 18th-century red gilt-tooled morocco, possibly Eastern European, frontside with floriate roll border, seraphim at angles, a central lozenge containing a stamp of the Crucifixion, the back with differing roll border, floral cornerpieces, a central mandorla containing a stamp of the Virgin and Child, spine in compartments and gilt with floral tools, edges stained blue and with gilt floral tooling, gilt leather straps with metal catches and clasps.
Purchased from Emil Offenbacher, 18 October 1955, for the Cornelius J. Hauck Collection of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2007-1.