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Four fragments from a Greek menology

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MS. Gr. liturg. c. 4
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Four fragments from a Greek menology, 16th century, with decorated initials and headpieces in red, comprising λόγοι 21-2, 27, 31-2,43 and s.n., Lives or encomia of:

  1. (fols. 1-20, quires κη, κθ, λ[*?]) St. John the Baptist, 24 June, and SS. Peter and Paul, 29 June (Bibliotheca hagiographica Graeca, 3rd ed. by F. Halkin, Subsidia hagiographica 8a, Brussels, 1957, nos. 851 and 1496);
  2. (fols. 21-7, quire λδ), St. Andrew of Jerusalem, 4 July (BHG 113);
  3. (fols. 28-43, quires λη-λθ) the prophet Elias, 20 July (BHG 573 and 576);
  4. (fols. 44-51, quire νβ) St. Bartholomew, 25 Aug., and St. Moses the Ethiopian, 28 Aug., the latter left unfinished by the scribe (BHG 231 and 1310).


  • Creation: 16th century


52 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Greek, Modern (1453-)

Preferred Citation

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MS. Gr. liturg. c. 4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16611


Four fragments from a Greek menology, 16th century.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Maggs, cat. 789 (1949), 459.

Four fragments from a Greek menology, 16th century
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