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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 299
Description: ff. vi + 169 - Seventeenth century. Dark brown goatskin over wooden boards. Trace of two fastenings. Rebacked and gold-tooled title added. - Collection of Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford (1766-1827); acquired by Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 9512). 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 299.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper (polished, sturdy) of Miscellaneous collection of canon law and related texts. Written possibly for Mt. Sinai: Anastasius of Sinai is often cited as the source of a chapter in the text and he is usually referred to as "Abbot Anastasius".
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Language: Greek Century: 17th
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Description: - paper - 202 x 142 (162 x 100) mm.
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Assigned Date: 1665.Searchable Date Range: 1665 - 1665
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Script: The main text was written by two scribes. Scribe 1, using a delicate, convoluted minuscule, wrote ff. vii recto - xvi verso and ff. 1r-133v.. Scribe 1 dated the manuscript 6 July l665 on f. 1r. Scribe 2, employing a bolder minuscule that inclines to the right, wrote ff. xvi verso - xx recto, ff. 133v-146r, and several rubrics and corrections in the first section. Scribe 3, using a large archaizing hand, added the prayer on ff. 146v-149r. Scribe 4, apparently one of the owners of the manuscript, added the material on ff. i verso - iii recto and ff. 149v-153r. The remaining notes are in other hands.
Notes: Unidentified watermarks: crown surmounted by six-pointed star and crescent, with the letters P and A, and clover leaf as countermark. Elaborate headpieces, in red and black interlace designs (by Scribe 2?) appear on ff. vii recto and 1r. Diagrams illustrating permissable and non-permissable marriages, giving names and relationships of individuals, occur on ff. 86v-89v. Numerous carefully executed initials, 11- to 2-line, throughout the text. Binding: Seventeenth century. Dark brown goatskin over wooden boards. Trace of two fastenings. Rebacked and gold-tooled title added.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Title: Canon law and ascetical doctrine.
Subjects: Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai); Asceticism--Orthodox Eastern Church.; Canon law--Eastern churches.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Monasticism and religious orders.;
Language(s): Greek