7.25 Old Russian Neumes

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Sticherarion: MS 1797
Created on: 06 August 2013

MS in Russian Church Slavonic on paper, Russia, mid 17th c., 16-18 lines in Cyrillic half-uncial, staffless diastematic (heightened) Old Russian neumes, headings, initials and marginal flourish at opening of text, with the Virgin enthroned in a Byzantine room with Gabriel appearing from the left.

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Created on: 30 June 2013

MS in Russian Church Slavonic on paper, Russia, early 17th c., 13 lines in Cyrillic half-uncial, staffless diastematic (heightened) Old Russian neumes, illuminated opening page with headpiece in Neo-Byzantine style.