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  • 7d279170p?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Mullooly, Joseph.
    Date: 1873
    Contributing Institution: University of Divinity
    Description: Bound in contemporary vellum with gold tooled decoration on cover and gold tooling on spine., Includes bibliographical references and index., and Most of the plates are mounted photos.
  • 5m60r086d?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1200~
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Forms part of the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of Greek Manuscripts (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University);Format: Manuscript codex.;Title supplied by cataloger.;Layout: Written in 1 column of 41-52 lines; ruled; prickings visible in the head, fore edge, and tail margins.;Script: Greek uncial and minuscule from single hand.;Decoration: This is a richly decorated manuscript in that the divisions between every segment at the commencement of the various books is marked by penwork ornament, semi-uncial titles, and ornamental arrangment of the materials. Ornamental headpieces are provided for the Synaxarion, the Canon tables, and the opening of each of the Gospels.;Title cataloged from existing description.;Order of the books: Gospels, Acts, James, Pauline Epistles, General Epistles (except for James), Apocalypse. Eusebian section numbers, canon numbers in red in the margins; and marks such as the diplé are used in the margins to indicate Old Testament quotations. Letters of the alphabet are used as signes de renvoie as well as immense variety of free-form characters. Chapter headings and numbers appear in red throughout; lectionary citations appear in the margins. The chapter divisions are sometimes indicated with a red dot in the text with the number and respective kephalaia in the margin. Commentary on all books except the Apocalypse.;Binding: Contemporary Byzantine binding in second or third stage as evidenced by the oversewing of some of the quires. Textblock is sewn using the chain-link style of sewing; the boards are of soft wood covered in tanned leather with turn-ins at the head, fore edge, and tail; one triple interlaced clasp anchorage is preserved inside the back cover; two fore edge pins on front cover. Decoration formed with a triple fillet, divided into two rectangular panels, divided again by diagonals forming lozenges in panels which are filled with an equal armed cross composed of the quadri-partite fillet and lonzenge stamp with floral infilling; within the panels nearest the spine and the foreedge, centered, is a lozenge stamp (15 mm in diameter) with the Byzantine double-headed eagle; the entire perimeter of the cover has been formed with a pallet stamp.
  • 9k41zn12k?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Pindar and Calcondila, Demetrio, 1423-1511, scribe
    Date: 1500~
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Forms part of the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of Greek Manuscripts (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University);Format: Manucript codex.;Title supplied by cataloger.;Collation: Paper, fol. 44 + iii (ruled but blank) ; 1-4¹⁰ 5⁸(-8) ; catchwords in the gutter margin of the last leaf of each gathering, written from head to tail.;Layout: Written in 1 column of 18 lines; ruled by mastara.;Script: The characteristics are those of Demetrios Chalcondyles (1423-1511). See Ernst Gamillescheg and Dieter Harlfinger, Repetorium der griechischen Kopisten 800-1600. 1.A Handschriften aus Bibliotheken Grossbritanniens. ("Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für Byzantinistik, " III; Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1981), page 74; 1.B, page 48; 1.C, pl. 105; a small, minuscule in a dark black ink. Titles for each of the odes and the initial letter are written in a soft reddish brown ink.;Former shelfmark: Phillipps MS. 6434.;Title cataloged from existing description.;The text is for the most part Triclinian but is not identical with the Roman text and does not seem to be copied from it.;Binding: A nineteenth-century binding of a tan blind-tooled calf with covers framed in double azured fillets enclosing a twisted rope pattern made up of two alternating s-curve elements: one composed of a slender leaf and the other of annules of increasing and decreasing size; within which is a small cresting role with alternating blossoms and leaves. In the center rococo leaf ornaments frame an oval cartouche. On the spine are four flat raised bands with lozenges filled with annular points of various sizes.
  • B8515w03m?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Cabasilas, Nicolaus, active 14th century
    Date: 1550
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Forms part of the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of Greek Manuscripts (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University);Format: Manuscript codex.;Title supplied by cataloger.;Layout: Written in 1 column of 29 lines; barely visible ruling; ruled with a mastara.;Script: An Italianate hand of the middle 1500s. The hand has many characteristics of Harlfinger 19, 34, and 298. The hand is mostly very vertical, but sometimes slants to the left and sometimes in the direction of the flow of the text. For the most part it has a strong vertical profile with letter separation. The hand is fluid with a loose, open appearance.;Decoration: Simple penwork ornamentation used in the headings, the titles, and in the initials, always done in red; mostly they are floriated; ornamentation on fol. 2r, 11v, 30r, 34v, 53r, 57r, 77r, 109r, and 139r.;Former shelfmark: Phillipps MS 11609.;Title cataloged from existing description.;The manuscript includes the first six books of On the life in Christ (Patrologiae Graeca 150, 493-684) and Against Usurers (PG 150, 727) by Cabasilas; with Elementary introduction to the Orthodox Faith (PG 95, 100), Concerning the two wills in Christ (PG 95, 128-185), Letter to the Archimandrite Jordanes about the Parisee (PG 95, 21-61) and First treaty agains the iconoclasts (PG 94, 1232), Against Acephalus concerning the composition of nature (PG 95, 113-125), On divine images I (PG 94, 1232-1284), and On divine images III (PG 94, 1319-1422) by St. John of Damascus, and the Commentary on the Song of Songs by Nilus of Ancyra.;Binding: Dark brown calf over pasteboard; blind stamped with central arabesque on both covers; ruled frame, and original red linen ties, now wanting.
  • Bg257n22c?file=thumbnail
    Date: 1850
    Contributing Institution: University of Divinity
    Description: Letters to Pope Pius IX in Italian, French and Latin and Bound in contemporary half vellum over spotted boards
  • C534fw473?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Theophylactus, of Ochrida, Archbishop of Ochrida, approximately 1050-approximately 1108 and Cocolos, Nicolas, scribe
    Date: 1540~
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Forms part of the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of Greek Manuscripts (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University);Format: Manuscript codex.;Title supplied by cataloger.;Colophon in Greek and Latin (Latin transcribed): Anno Christi Servatôris/ 1573/ Hunc legens agnôvit Librum Claudius Naulôtus Vallensis, et Avallonoeus, et Haeduus: Cl. Naulot Du Val Avallõnois.;Layout: Written in 1 column of 30 lines; ruled with a mastara.;Script: The scribe is Nicolas Cocolos according to Palau; a neat, small minuscule in a black ink, slanting slightly to the right. Headings in a brownish red ink.;Decoration: Running penwork ornamental headpieces in the same brownish red ink as that in which the text of the Gospel of John is written: fol. 1v, 2r, and 3r. Ornamental initials in the outer margins also in a brownish red ink.;Title cataloged from existing description.;Gospel of John followed by commentary of Theophylactus, Archibishop of Okhrid.;Binding: Bound in limp vellum, with yapp fore edge; ex libris of the Duke of Sussex on the pastedown on the inside of the upper cover.
  • Ws859p558?file=thumbnail
    Creator: Orthodox Eastern Church
    Date: 14xx
    Contributing Institution: Duke University Libraries
    Description: Forms part of the Kenneth Willis Clark Collection of Greek Manuscripts (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University);Format: Manuscript codex.;Title supplied by cataloger.;Layout: Written in 1 column of 21-23 lines.;First 3 fol. torn; edges of remaining pages worm-eaten and heavily worn. Signe-de-renvoi in top margin (fol. 7r). Lemmata written either in a red ink or wash. Testing of the pen on fol. 18r.;Script: The hand is a minuscule written in a black ink, occasionally in a red ink. In several margins, there is a scrawl written in a later hand and penned in black ink. Red uncial initials appear throughout, with occasional black uncial initials outlined in red.;Decoration: Some initials decorated in faded red, now often orange; some measuring 3-4 lines high. Ornamental headpiece in black and faded red. Ornamental penwork in red and black ink. Occasional bar ornamentation in faded red in the fore edge margin next to heading.;Title cataloged from existing description.;Binding: Modern binding of dark morocco by James McDonald Company, New York, May 1968. Rebacked, with wooden boards added and the original leather was used; some leaves silked.