|Creator:||Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados|
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Script: archaizing scribal hand.
Scroll composed of seven vellum sheets, written on both sides in single columns.
Titles are written in gold. Each prayer begins with an illuminated initial, also outlined in gold. There is a gilded ornamented tailpiece.
Note, in Greek, in a sixteenth-century hand, at the end of the text, attributing the manuscript to the Royal Monastery of Docheiariou.
Formerly owned by the monastery of Docheiariou, Mount Athos; ex libris Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford; Phillipps MS 3889; Schøyen Collection MS 662. Purchased from Les Enluminures, Ltd. on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2011.
Manuscript scroll, on parchment, in a single hand, containing the Greek Orthodox Office of Holy Communion, a series of prayers, hymns and verses intended for private recitation before, during and after taking communion. Text includes prayers attributed to Saint John Chrysostom and Saint Basil the Great.
1 scroll : parchment ; 426 x 16 cm.
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