[Homilies of Saints John Chrysostum, John of Damascus and others].
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- [Homilies of Saints John Chrysostum, John of Damascus and others].
- 1350 to 1400
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 31 lines; ruled throughout with a dry point on the verso of the leaf.
Script: The hand is a small squarish carefully written minuscule with alternate use of uncial and minuscule characters; it is almost vertical. The scribe was well versed as is evidenced by the deliberate formation of the letters and the ease with which he moves across the page. He wrote with rapidity and facility. Headings in a red ink.
Decoration: Ornamental initials in red ink in outer margins.
Title cataloged from existing description.
Miscellaneous sermons of Saints John Chrysostom and John of Damascus; also includes: Homily for Palm Sunday by Macarios Chrysocephalos; Homily on the Transfiguration by St. Proclus; an Encomium on St. Nicholas of Myra by St. Andrew of Crete; Homily on the Theophony by St. Gregory Thaumaturgus; Homily II on the Adoration of the Holy Cross by St. Theodore Studites; Pious narrative of the Saving of Constantinople from the Persians in A. D. 626 by George of Pisidia; and Homily on Good Friday by Eusebius of Alexandria.
Binding: Bound in tan calf, decorated in gilt and blind. A thick and thin fillet forms a gilt frame within which is another frame in blind of a roll consisting of a diamond pattern separated by small lotus flowers joined at the base where the diamonds meet all very regular in appearance.
- Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
- 136 leaves :paper, illuminations ; 217 x 127 (162 x 99) mm
- Digital Collection:
- Early Manuscripts collection
- See catalog: https://search.library.duke.edu/search?id=DUKE006051280
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- Call number: Greek MS 073
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