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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 267
Description: ff. ix + 555 + xi - 16th-17th centuries. Greek, perhaps from Ionian Islands, according to A. R. A. Hobson. Resewn with four chains laced in a Z pattern into square-edged, flush wooden boards. The colored, chevron endbands straddle the boards and are tied into them in three holes at head and tail of each board. The spine is round. Covered in dark brown calf, originally brick red, with corner tongues, and (an unusual feature) pegged turn-ins; blind-tooled with concentric borders, the central panel filled in with rope interlace squares standing on a point, and the spine decorated with small flowers. Two pins in the edge of the upper board and stubs of triple braids in the lower. Head and tail of the spine repaired. - Purchased from L. C. Witten with funds from the Jacob Ziskind Charitable Trust in 1957. - Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 267.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper (thick, polished) of a collection of extracts on theology, philosophy, grammar, science, history, and other subjects, attributed to Athanasius and many other authors.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS267_47
Language: Greek Country: Byzantine Empire Century: 15th
View a detailed description: http://brbl-net.library.yale.edu/pre1600ms/docs/pre1600.ms267.htm

Part 1:
Description: - paper - similar to Harlfinger Balance 75-77, Lettres 61, and Ancre 40. - 210 x 138 (155 x 90) mm.
Country: Byzantine EmpireCardinal point:
Region: ByzantiumCity:
Assigned Date: [between 1400 and 1600]Searchable Date Range: 1400 - 1600
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Written primarily by five scribes. Scribe 1) ff. vi recto-viii verso; 550r-555v. Scribe 2) ff. 1r-505r, 519r-533v, 535r-537r, 543r. Scribe 3) ff. 506r-517v. Scribe 4) ff. 537v-538v, 544r (later additions of the 17th century). Scribe 5) ff. 539v-542v. Notes in several hands of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Notes: Many simple headpieces, in red, for each new section of text; headpieces accompanied by initials, in red, with floral designs. Rubrics throughout. Binding: 16th-17th centuries. Greek, perhaps from Ionian Islands, according to A. R. A. Hobson. Resewn with four chains laced in a Z pattern into square-edged, flush wooden boards. The colored, chevron endbands straddle the boards and are tied into them in three holes at head and tail of each board. The spine is round. Covered in dark brown calf, originally brick red, with corner tongues, and (an unusual feature) pegged turn-ins; blind-tooled with concentric borders, the central panel filled in with rope interlace squares standing on a point, and the spine decorated with small flowers. Two pins in the edge of the upper board and stubs of triple braids in the lower. Head and tail of the spine repaired.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Title: Collection of excerpts.
Subjects: Athanasius, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, d. 373.; Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados.; Grammar, Comparative and general.; History, Ancient.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Science--Early works to 1800.; Philosophy--Early works to 1800.; Theology--Early works to 1800.; Byzantine Empire.;
Language(s): Greek