Exomologētarion : manuscript.

Rakendytēs, Kyrillos [Browse]
  • Manuscript, Book
Greek, Modern (1453- )
114 leaves : paper ; 145 x 104 (104 x 72) mm bound to 150 x 105 mm


Library of Congress genre
Sermons [Browse]
Summary note
Early nomocanon of the type "pany ōphelimon kai plousiōtaton" in 120 chapters. A confessor's manual including a list of penances prescribed for various sins for the daily life of Christians. Three different handwritings can be distinguished: the first one on leaves 2v-78r and 90r-110v; the second on leaves 78v-79r (written at a later date), and the third one on leaves 112r-114v. Scribe's note on fol. 78r reads: "ponos kyrillou tlēmonos rakendytou ζρεω [1597] / mēni phev[rouariō]." Includes table of contents on leaves 2r-6v: "pinax akr[ivēs] tou parontos vivliou"; leaves 79v, 89, and 111 are blank. Head title on leaf 80r reads: "kaephalaia diaphora [...] [...] nomokanon." There is an inscription in blank ink on the front pastedown dated April 1761.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by the cataloger.
  • Physical description: 14 lines per page, 8vo; lacking at least 4 leaves from the second quire; written in vernacular Greek in black ink, with initials and headings in red ink; signatures on upper outer corner of first and last page of each quire; without foliation or pagination; foliation by the cataloger. Wormhole to upper or lower corner of some leaves; waterstained.
Binding note
Bound in contemporary brown leather (worn) over hard boards; sewn on 4 bands.
Language note
Source acquisition
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. 2013-57.
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