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Created on: 17 June 2013
MS in Greek on vellum, Greece, ca. 1330, 1 roll of 7 membranes, 426x16 cm, single column on both sides, 535+495 lines in Greek minuscule of highest quality, 14 headings in gold, 5 small capitals in gold, 14 large illuminated capitals.
Created on: 17 June 2013
MS in Greek on paper, Mt. Sinai, Egypt, 16th c., 15 lines in Greek minuscule, signed by the scribe Ioannikos Diaconos, 2-line decorated initials in red, head- and end-pieces in multicolour knotwork.
Created on: 17 June 2013
MSin Church Slavonic with occasional Bulgarian elements on vellum, Serbia, 14th c., 34-38 lines in a handsome Serbian square Cyrillic book script (Rashka school), 2 principal headings in red capitals, painted initials in red throughout.
Created on: 17 June 2013

MS in Syriac on paper, Antioch, Syria, 20th June 1190, 20 lines in Syriac estrangela book script, signed and dated by Michael, son of Abu L-Farag, the priest and abbot, decorated headpiece, later drawing of Christ in Majesty.

Created on: 17 June 2013

MS in Russian Church Slavonic on paper, Moscow(?), Russia, ca. 1550, 25 lines in Cyrillic half-uncial by 5 scribes, headings and initials, illuminated headpiece, a full quadripartite page with 4 miniatures

Created on: 17 June 2013

MS in Greek on paper, Mt. Sinai, Egypt, 16th c., 27 ff. (complete), 13x10 cm, single column, (10x6 cm), 15-17 lines in Greek minuscule, decorated red initials throughout, 3 knotwork headpieces in colours.

Created on: 17 June 2013
MS in Russian Church Slavonic on paper, Russia, 16th c., in Cyrillic half-uncial, full-page illuminated miniature of saints, including Christ, Mother of God and the 12 apostles, in the style of Metropolitan Macarius in the Kremlin: early Stroganov school.
Created on: 17 June 2013

MS in Greek on vellum, probably Constantinople, 11th c., 28 lines in an expert Greek minuscule of highest quality, table of contents and incipits throughout in Alexandrian half-uncial in burnished gold, ca. 750 initials in margins, 26 large illuminated headpieces in various elaborate styles.