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Passages on asceticism

Passages on asceticism

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Creator: Basil, Saint, Bishop of Caesarea, ca. 329-379 Isidore, of Seville, Saint, d. 636 John Chrysostom, Saint, d. 407 Mark, the Hermit, d. ca. 430 Maximus, Confessor, Saint, ca. 580-662 Nilus, of Ancyra, Saint, d. ca. 430 Theodoret, Bishop of Cyrrhus Anastasius, Sinaita, Saint, fl. 640-700
Date: [between 1500 and 1600]
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Description:
Unidentified watermarks: anchor in circle.
Script: Written by a single scribe who signed himself "Callistus the holy deacon".
Simple headpieces on ff. 1r, 34r, 58r, 60v, 74r. Initials and headings, in red, for each new passage. Crudely drawn angel hovers over top of initial, f. 34r; birds perch on others. Folios 129-136 are not rubricated.
Binding: Date? Pastedowns sewn with bookblock. Three chain-stitched supports. Endbands attached to the square-edged, flush wooden boards. Loops of thread around the edges of the quires at head and tail. The spine is square and lined all along with vellum extending onto the inside of the boards and there seem to be lining strips extending on the outside of the boards also. Two pin holes with stubs of iron pins in them in the edges of the upper board and two holes for each strap on the lower. Rebacked. Covered with 13th-century Greek manuscript fragment containing musical notation, with front flyleaf from the same manuscript, and back flyleaf from a 12th century Greek liturgical text (all badly rubbed).
In Greek.
Acquired by Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 15867). Purchased from Laurence Witten with funds from the Jacob Ziskind Charitable Trust in 1957.
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper (polished, except for ff. 129-136) of Passages on Asceticism by various authors, including John Chrysostom, Basil, Isidore, Theodoretus, Maximus, Nilus. With other theological texts, especially concerning monasticism.
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ff. i + 170 + i : paper ; 154 x 103 (119 x 77) mm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Object ID: 11706792
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