Anthologia: manuscript, 1876.

Orthodox Eastern Church [Browse]
Manuscript, Book
Modern Greek (1453-)
1 v. (292 leaves) : 16.5 x 11.5 cm


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Summary note
Anthology of chants in post-Byzantine neumes. Bound manuscript in glazed Arabic paper. It is written in Greek script, in red and black ink; 292 unnumbered folia; Inscription on fol. 4r references the name of the former owner: "Autē hē Anthologia hyparchei tou papa Iōannē apo Avdēmē. Etos 1876 Phevrouariou 26." There are a lot of blank folia. The manuscript is bound in gold-tooled binding on hard boards covered with goat skin, with a Crucifixion scene on the front panel and the Virgin Mary with the Child on the back; sewn on 6 bands.
  • Title supplied by the cataloger.
  • Layout: 11 double verses per page; frame-ruled on an Arabic ruling board (mastara).
  • Inscription on fol. 1r. reads: "Hyparchei tou papa Iōannē ex Audēm[.]. 1875[...]."
  • Inscription on fol. 292v: "Kai tōde allois pollois pephyka / Geōrgios."
Source acquisition
Purchase: Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund. AM 2012-20.
Other title(s)
Io Protopsaltou.
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