Stichoi politikoi : metaphrasmenoi kai katagegrammenoi / hypo emou tou Petrakē Pantelē.

Pantelēs, Petrakēs [Browse]
Manuscript, Book
  • Modern Greek (1453-)
  • Romanian
1 v. (36 pages) : paper ; 215 x 183 (175 x 17) mm bound to 21 x 188 mm


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Summary note
Consists of a compilation of 26 chapters of political verses on various occasions. Scribe's note in Greek and in Romanian on the inner front cover states: "En toutō tō vivliariō, euriskontai / diaphoroi stichoi politikoi metaphrasmenoi, / kai katagegrammenoi hypo emou tou / Petrakē Pantelē / 1830: Dekemv[riō] 6." Another two-line inscription surrounded by rectangular color frame on p. 31 also refers to the scribe's name.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Title from the inner front cover.
  • Physical description: 17-20 lines a page, text is written in double columns on pp.4-8, 14, 22-23, 25-29, 35-36, 4to; written in modern Greek on paper and almost followed by Romanian translation. Cursive script, in a neat and legible hand, in black ink; large initial letters in red ink; the first initial letter of each chapter is often decorated in the form of floral designs, cherouveim, or dragons. Foliate headpieces and chapter heads in red ink; pas-de-page illustrations. Small marginal wormholes. In good condition.
Binding note
Manuscript is bound in paper.
Language note
Greek and Romanian.
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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