HOROLOGION

MS 662
MS Short Title HOROLOGION
Text PRAYERS BEFORE AND AFTER THE HOLY COMMUNION
Description 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.
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Provenance 1. Monastery of Docheiarou, Mount Athos, Greece (14th-17th c.); 2. Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford, (-1827); 3. R.H. Evans, London 8.12.1830:292; 4. Thomas Payne, London (1830); 5. Sir Thomas Phillipps, Cheltenham, Ph 3889 (ca. 1830-1872); 6. Katharine, John, Thomas & Alan Fenwick, Cheltenham, (1872-1946); 7. Robinson Bros., London (1946-1978); 8. Kraus cat.153(1979):37. Deaccession May 2010.
Commentary Illuminated Greek prayer rolls from Mount Athos rarely occur outside Greek public collections.
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Place of origin Mt Athos, Greece
Dates ca 1330 AD

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