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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 238
Description: ff. i + 170 + i - Date? Pastedowns sewn with bookblock. Three chain-stitched supports. Endbands attached to the square-edged, flush wooden boards. Loops of thread around the edges of the quires at head and tail. The spine is square and lined all along with vellum extending onto the inside of the boards and there seem to be lining strips extending on the outside of the boards also. Two pin holes with stubs of iron pins in them in the edges of the upper board and two holes for each strap on the lower. Rebacked. Covered with 13th-century Greek manuscript fragment containing musical notation, with front flyleaf from the same manuscript, and back flyleaf from a 12th century Greek liturgical text (all badly rubbed). - Acquired by Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 15867). 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 238.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper (polished, except for ff. 129-136) of Passages on Asceticism by various authors, including John Chrysostom, Basil, Isidore, Theodoretus, Maximus, Nilus. With other theological texts, especially concerning monasticism.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS238_47
Language: Greek Country: Lebanon Century: 16th
View a detailed description: http://brbl-net.library.yale.edu/pre1600ms/docs/pre1600.ms238.htm

Part 1:
Description: - paper - 154 x 103 (119 x 77) mm.
Country: LebanonCardinal point:
Region: ByzantiumCity:
Assigned Date: [between 1500 and 1600]Searchable Date Range: 1500 - 1600
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Written by a single scribe who signed himself "Callistus the holy deacon".
Notes: Unidentified watermarks: anchor in circle. Simple headpieces on ff. 1r, 34r, 58r, 60v, 74r. Initials and headings, in red, for each new passage. Crudely drawn angel hovers over top of initial, f. 34r; birds perch on others. Folios 129-136 are not rubricated. Binding: Date? Pastedowns sewn with bookblock. Three chain-stitched supports. Endbands attached to the square-edged, flush wooden boards. Loops of thread around the edges of the quires at head and tail. The spine is square and lined all along with vellum extending onto the inside of the boards and there seem to be lining strips extending on the outside of the boards also. Two pin holes with stubs of iron pins in them in the edges of the upper board and two holes for each strap on the lower. Rebacked. Covered with 13th-century Greek manuscript fragment containing musical notation, with front flyleaf from the same manuscript, and back flyleaf from a 12th century Greek liturgical text (all badly rubbed).
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Other Associate: John Chrysostom Saint d. 407.
Author: Anastasius Sinaita, Saint fl. 640-700.
Other Associate: Basil Saint, Bishop of Caesarea ca. 329-379.
Other Associate: Isidore of Seville, Saint d. 636.
Other Associate: Mark the Hermit d. ca. 430.
Other Associate: Maximus Confessor, Saint ca. 580-662.
Other Associate: Nilus of Ancyra, Saint d. ca. 430.
Other Associate: Theodoret Bishop of Cyrrhus.
Title: Passages on asceticism.
Subjects: Anastasius, Sinaita, Saint, fl. 640-700.; Asceticism.; Fathers of the church.; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Monastic and religious life.; Theology--Early works to 1800.;
Language(s): Greek