Doxastika tōn despotikōn kai theo/mētorikōn heortōn kai tōn loipōn heorta/zomenōn hagiōn ... / para / tou mousikologiōtatou didaskalou kai / prōtopsaltou tēs tou christou megalēs / ekklēsias kyr iakōvou ...

Author
Iakōvos, Prōtopsaltēs, -1800 [Browse]
Format
  • Musical score, Manuscript
Language
Greek, Modern (1453- )
Published/​Created
circa 1801-1825.
Description
1 v.([i-vi], 1-228 leaves) : paper ; 173 x 115 (130 x 75) mm bound to 175 x 112 mm

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Library of Congress genre
Hymns [Browse]
Getty AAT genre
Illuminated manuscripts19th century [Browse]
Summary note
Greek liturgical manuscript: early 19th-century manuscript of hymns of saints, including despotic and Marian feasts as well as some idiomela.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from folio 1r.
  • Physical description: 11 double lines a page, 8vo, [α]⁶ 1-24⁸ 25⁷ 26⁸ 27⁷ 28⁸ [β]⁶: [6] + 219 + [9] ff. (folia [i-vi] and are blank). Written in Byzantine music notation in black and red ink; elaborate initial at the beginning of the text; headings in red ink; owner's inscription in verse on folio 6v: "Questo Libro appartiene a me / come Costantinopoli al Re, / in caso di perdizione, / Neoffito è mio nome"; signatures on lower outer corner of first page of each quire, modern foliation in pencil. Written by the famous musician Petros ho Vyzantios. Petros' production as a scribe covers the period 1773-1807.
  • Inscription on folio 1r refers to the name of the scribe of the manuscript, which was prepared under the commission of the Metropolitan of Dēmētrias and Zagora, Athanasios: "Doxastika tōn despotikōn kai theo/mētorikōn heortōn kai tōn loipōn heorta/zomenōn hagiōn, kai tina idiomela tou / triōdiou kai pentēkostariou syntethenta / kata syntomōteron tropon ektheseōn / stichērōn te kai heirmologikōn para / tou mousikologiōtatou didaskalou kai / prōtopsaltou tēs tou christou megalēs / ekklēsias kyr iakōvou' di' aitēse/ōs tou panierōtatou mētropolitou hagiou / dēmētriados kai zagoras kyriou athana/siou' philomousō gnōmē kinēthentos pros / ta pleiona kallopismon tēs ekklēsia/stikēs akolouthias. mēn septemvrios eis tēn a[.] archē tēs indiktou ētoi tou m[.] etous kai mnēmē tou osiou patros hēmōn symeōn tou stylitou."
Binding note
Bound in contemporary brown leather gilt over hard boards (somewhat worn); sewn on five raised bands.
Language note
In Byzantine neumes.
Source acquisition
Purchased in memory of Professor Kenneth Levy, *49 *55, Scheide Professor of Music History, by the Princeton University Library, with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2014-72.
Other title(s)
Doxastika Iakōvou Prōtopsaltou
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