ANDREAS OF CAESAREA, ST HIPPOLYTUS, COMMENTARIES & OTHER

MS 709
MS Short Title ANDREAS OF CAESAREA, ST HIPPOLYTUS, COMMENTARIES & OTHER
Text
  1. ANDREAS OF CAESAREA: COMMENTARY ON REVELATION
  2. LIFE OF ST. JOHN THE DIVINE
  3. ST. HIPPOLYTUS: COMMENTARY ON REVELATION 20:1 - 3
Description MS in Russian Church Slavonic on paper, Russia, ca. 1550, 283 ff. (complete), 19x13 cm, single column, (14x8 cm), 20 lines in Cyrillic half-uncial, 6-line initial in coloured wash, 4 illuminated ornamental headpieces, 3 drawings in coloured washes of a two-headed dragon breathing fire, a four-headed hydra, and a saint holding the sun balancing on 2 wheels being pulled in opposite directions by horses, a full-page illuminated miniature of the Last Judgement in full colour wash.
Binding Russia, 17th c., blindstamped calf gilt, sewn on 4 double cords.
Provenance 1. Owner in Zermoika (1837); 2. Fedor Semenov, Sosnovsk (from 1837); 3. The Paul M. Fekula Collection, New York, MS 743 and F-XV (until 1990); 4. Sotheby's 29.11.1990:68.
Place of origin Russia
Dates ca 1550 AD

Location