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The Four Gospels, Written perhaps in the 16th century

MS. Canon. Liturg. 411
Held at the Weston Library

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The Four Gospels, in old Slavonic (a Russian recension?) with liturgical marks adapting them for use in public services. Each Gospel is preceded by a preface by Theophylact, archbishop of Bulgaria, and there are tables at the end.

Two miniatures have been cut out of fols. 12, 236.


  • Creation: Written perhaps in the 16th century


509 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Church Slavic; Old Slavonic; Church Slavonic; Old Bulgarian; Old Church Slavonic


MS. Canon. Liturg. 411

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no. 20638

Related Materials

See MS. Canon. Liturg. 172. (The account of this and the three following MSS. is from notes by W. R. Mortill, M.A.)

Physical Facet

On paper, there is slight ornamentation


5 1/8 × 3 3/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom