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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 236
Description: ff. ii + 186 - 16th-17th centuries. Three original chain-stitched supports, the thread laced into square-edged, flush, wooden boards grooved on the edges. The beaded, colored endbands are sewn on cords which are attached in holes in the edges of the boards. The edges are painted with a red and black interlace design, the spine smooth and round. Covered in brown goatskin, blind-tooled with concentric borders, different on each board, the central panels filled with flowers and small diamonds. One pin hole in the edge of the upper board, three holes for a strap in the lower. Rebacked. According to A. R. A. Hobson, the binding originated in Crete. - Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 9551). Purchased from Laurence 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 236.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper of 1) Pseudo-Augustine, Soliloquia, translated into Greek by Demetrius Cydonius; first leaf missing. 2) Creed of St. Athanasius. 3) Various prayers and hymns, some by John of Damascus and Macarius, but most anonymous.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS236_47
Language: Greek Century: 16th
View a detailed description: http://brbl-net.library.yale.edu/pre1600ms/docs/pre1600.ms236.htm

Part 1:
Description: - paper - Harlfinger Chapeau 74. - 153 x 105 (102 x 62) mm.
Country: Cardinal point:
Region: Crete (?)City:
Assigned Date: [between 1500 and 1550]Searchable Date Range: 1500 - 1550
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Written by a single scribe in tall, upright minuscule.
Notes: Decorative initials, 6- to 5-line, in red with simple floral designs; rubrics throughout. Binding: 16th-17th centuries. Three original chain-stitched supports, the thread laced into square-edged, flush, wooden boards grooved on the edges. The beaded, colored endbands are sewn on cords which are attached in holes in the edges of the boards. The edges are painted with a red and black interlace design, the spine smooth and round. Covered in brown goatskin, blind-tooled with concentric borders, different on each board, the central panels filled with flowers and small diamonds. One pin hole in the edge of the upper board, three holes for a strap in the lower. Rebacked. According to A. R. A. Hobson, the binding originated in Crete.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Other Associate: John of Damascus, Saint.
Author: Pseudo-Augustinus.
Other Associate: Athanasius Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria d. 373.
Other Associate: Demetrius Cydones ca. 1324-ca. 1398.
Title: Soliloquia, etc.
Subjects: Pseudo-Augustinus.; Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados.; Creeds.; Hymns.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Mysticism--Early works to 1800.; Prayers--Early works to 1800.;
Language(s): Greek