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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 239
Description: ff. ii + 40 - Fifteenth century. Probably Tuscan according to A. R. A. Hobson. One set of sewing holes only. Sewn on four tawed, slit straps laced through tunnels in beech boards and nailed. The endband cores, now wanting, were also nailed. Covered in brown calf, originally a brick red, with corner tongues. Blind-stamped with a rope interlace cross in a rope interlace border. Two fastenings. Rebacked. - Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 4202). 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 239.
Notes:-Manuscript on parchment of Manuel Chrysoloras, Erotemata grammatika. The manuscript is incomplete at end of quire.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS239_47
Language: Greek Country: Italy Century: 15th
View a detailed description: http://brbl-net.library.yale.edu/pre1600ms/docs/pre1600.ms239.htm

Part 1:
Description: - parchment - 189 x 137 (125 x 82) mm.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: ItalyCity:
Assigned Date: [between 1400 and 1500]Searchable Date Range: 1400 - 1500
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Written by a single scribe whose name may be that on the title page (second front fly-leaf) which is now erased and partly illegible in the critical portion of the text.
Notes: Capitals and headings in red throughout. Binding: Fifteenth century. Probably Tuscan according to A. R. A. Hobson. One set of sewing holes only. Sewn on four tawed, slit straps laced through tunnels in beech boards and nailed. The endband cores, now wanting, were also nailed. Covered in brown calf, originally a brick red, with corner tongues. Blind-stamped with a rope interlace cross in a rope interlace border. Two fastenings. Rebacked.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Author: Chrysoloras, Manuel ca. 1350-1415.
Title: Erotemata.
Subjects: Chrysoloras, Manuel, ca. 1350-1415.; Greek language--Grammar.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.;
Language(s): Greek