Exomologētarion : manuscript.

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


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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: "kephalaia 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 four 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; modern foliation by cataloger. Wormhole to upper or lower corner of some leaves; waterstained.
Binding note
Bound in contemporary brown leather (worn) over hard boards; sewn on four raised 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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