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Liturgy of St. James, in Greek, as Celebrated on 23 Oct. on the Island of Zante


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The papers comprise:
  1. Liturgy of St. James, in Greek, as celebrated on 23 Oct. on the island of Zante, in two copies bought on Zante in July 1894 by F.E. Brightman.
  2. MS. Gr. liturg. d. 5 (18th century) contains the full text, complete with decorative initials and small marginal drawings of liturgical vessels and symbols in red.
  3. MS. Gr. liturg e. 7 contains the Deacon's part of the liturgy, with cues of the priest's prayers and a miniature of St. James 'the brother of Jesus', written out by Dionysius Lagodetes, priest, by 1860.


  • 18th-19th cent.


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MSS. Gr. liturg. d. 5, e. 7

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CMD ID 13515

Biographical / Historical

Frank Edward Brightman (1856-1932) was a liturgiologist, see the Dictionary of National Biography for details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by F.E. Brightman in 1932.


  • See F. E. Brightman Liturgies Eastern and Western, i (Oxford, 1896), li-lii.
Liturgy of St. James, in Greek, as Celebrated on 23 Oct. on the Island of Zante
Susan Thomas
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