Anthologia tēs neas papadikēs.

  • Musical score, Manuscript
Greek, Modern (1453- )
circa 1775-1825.
120 leaves paper ; 175 x 120 (130 x 70 mm) bound to 180 x 130 mm


Related name
Library of Congress genre
Hymns [Browse]
Restrictions note
Open for research.
Summary note
Anthology of offertories (cherouvika) and communion (koinōnika) chants in the version of Daniēl Prōtopsaltēs and Petros Lampadarios for the Divine Liturgy (cherouvika-offertories), for the feasts of the Apostles, and for the services of Christmas and Holy Week, the Annunciation of the Theotokos, Easter, Pentecost, as well as other religious holidays (despotic and Marian feasts).
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title supplied by the cataloger.
  • Physical description: 11 double lines a page, 8vo, [2] + 120 + [2] ff. (first two and last two leaves are blank, stain on ff. 89-93); written in Byzantine music notation in black and red ink; large initial letters also in red ink; without signatures, foliation by a modern hand. Written by the anonymous scribe of MS. K 179 of Monē Megistēs Lauras (Athos, Greece). To the same scribe at least six other manuscripts are ascribed. See Manolēs K. Chatzēgiakoumēs, Cheirographa ekklēsiastikēs mousikēs, 1453-1820, Athēna 1980, pp. 185-6, no. 104. Title on folio 1r. reads: "Cherouvika kat'ēchon syntethenta hēdytata te / kai entechna para kyriou Daniēl prōtopsal/tou tēs megalēs ekklēsias." Among the composers named are Petros Lampadarios (ca. 1730-ca. 1778, also known as Petros Peloponnēsios) and Daniēl Prōtopsaltēs. Title in spine reads: "Anthologia."
Binding note
Bound in brown leather on hard boards with gilt anthemium designs in spine (lightly worn); sewn on four 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.
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