TREATISE ON BYZANTINE NOTATION

MS 1897
MS Short Title TREATISE ON BYZANTINE NOTATION
Text PAPADIKE, TREATISE ON BYZANTINE CHURCH MUSIC, INCLUDING CITATIONS OF THE WORKS OF JOHANNES GLIKEOS, PETER DANILO, CHRISAPHOS TUNEU, AND PETER LAMPADARIUS
Description MS in Greek on paper, Serbia, 18th c., 150 ff. (complete), 16x11 cm, single column, (11x8 cm), 18 lines in a late Greek minuscule, headings in red, staffless Byzantine notation with pitch marks in red, 2-to-4-line decorated initials in margins, a half-page circular design of the 8 musical modes.
Binding Mt. Athos?, Greece, 18th c., blind-stamped leather on wooden boards, sewn on 3 cords.
Provenance 1. A Monastery of the Holy Mountain, Mt. Athos, Greece? (18th c.); 2. Pavougades and Jonas the priest, Monastery in Macedonia (19th c.); 3. Carla Signorini, Venezia (20th c.); 4. Jeremy Griffiths, Oxford.
Commentary Johannes Glikeos lived in the 14th c., Peter Danilo in the 15th c., Chrisaphos Tuneu in the 17th c., and Peter Lampadarius in the early 18th c.
Place of origin Serbia
Dates 18c AD

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