Anthologion of chant in post-Byzantine neumes: manuscript, 1793.

Author
Orthodox Eastern Church [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
Modern Greek (1453-)
Description
1 v. (502 leaves) : 18.2 x 12.3 x 0.6 cm.

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Compiled/​Created
1793.
Summary note
Anthology containing anoixantaria by Iōannēs Koukouzelēs and other chants. It is written in Greek script, in red and black ink, with initial letters in gold and decorated headpieces. Inscription on fol. 9r indicates the name of the scribe: "Cheir Christodoulou Smyrnaiou Skouphou pros ton mousikologiotaton Chatzēchristodoulon tou Giakoumakē." The scribe was from Smyrna (now Izmir, Turkey) and he prepared it for Chatzēchristodoulos, son of Giakoumakēs. Manuscript is bound in a contemporary gold-tooled binding with a Crucifixion scene on the front panel and St. George slaying the Dragon on the back panel. The manuscript previously formed part of the Frank Angleton collection.
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Source acquisition
Gift of: Mrs. Anne Hyde to the Princeton University Library. AM 2011-10.
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