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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 295
Description: ff. 46 - Eighteenth century. Brown goatskin gold-stamped with portrait heads in a foliage border and flowers in central panel. Title on spine reads Demetrius Moschopo[li]tes (author of the life of Jacobus Manas). A green tie. - Belonged to Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford (1766-1827) and to Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 9233). 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 295.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper (watermarks: partial, unidentified) of Jacobus Manas, Encomium of Joannes Constantinus Bassarabas. With Jacobus Manas, Epigram on Joannes Constantinus Bassarabas. Jacobus Manas and the Bassarabas family are mentioned by S. Runciman, The Great Church in Captivity (Cambridge, 1968) pp. 360-84.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS295_47
Language: Greek Century: 18th
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Part 1:
Description: - paper - 149 x 109 (ff. 1-4: 119 x 72; ff. 5-42: 116 x 65) mm.
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Region: ConstantinopleCity:
Assigned Date: 1720, 1721, 1729.Searchable Date Range: 1720 - 1729
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Written by two copyists who date their work: 1720, 1721, 1729. Scribe 1 (also Scribe 1 in Beinecke MSS 294, 297, and 300, etc.) wrote ff. iv-4v and gives his name as Constantine Raphael Byzantinus; he dates his work on f. 2v (1721) and on f. 4v (1729). Scribe 2 (ff. 5r-42r) dates his section on f. 5r (1720).
Notes: Binding: Eighteenth century. Brown goatskin gold-stamped with portrait heads in a foliage border and flowers in central panel. Title on spine reads Demetrius Moschopo[li]tes (author of the life of Jacobus Manas). A green tie.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Author: Jacobus Manas.
Title: Encomium, etc.
Subjects: Jacobus Manas.; Greek poetry, Modern--1453-1800.; Laudatory poetry.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.;
Language(s): Greek