Western Manuscripts at Bridwell Library to 1650
Bridwell MS 12 [Greek Lectionary]
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[Lectionary], f. 17v.

Title: [Lectionary].
Language: Greek.
Origin: [Byzantium: c. 1150].
Description: Manuscript on parchment. 18 leaves. 34 x 26 cm. Double columns of 20 lines. Textblock: 19.5 x 15 cm.
Binding: Bound in maroon leather with gilt spine title.
Comments: Written in a fine Byzantine hand in brown ink with red breathing marks and gilded initials. Pricked and blind ruled. Readings for Easter week (primarily from the Gospel of Matthew) and for the Twelve Stations of the Cross.
Decoration: Gilded initials.
Provenance: (1) James Rendell Harris, Cambridge (1852-1941). (2) H. Peach, London 1908. (3) Karl Hiersemann, Leipzig 1908-1931. (4) Emil Hirsch, Munich 1931. (5) Ernst Detterer, Chicago 1931. (6) Brentano's, Chicago, 1950. (7) Dr. Lyle M. Sellers, Dallas, 1950-1964. (8) Baylor University Medical Center Library, Dallas, 1964-2001. (9) Long term deposit at Bridwell Library, Dallas, 2001.

 

 

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