Digital Scriptorium
PREVIOUS
New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 297
Description: ff. iii + ix + 293 + iii - Eighteenth century. Near Eastern. Brown goatskin with a deeply impressed medallion containing a crown, sword, sceptre, eagle, bull and I. K., N. B., originally gilt. Title gold-tooled. Spattered edges. - Belonged to Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford (1766-1827) and to Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 7673). 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 297.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper (no watermarks) of Unidentified Geography, translated into modern Greek from Latin by Demetrius Notaras. With Dedication to Chrysanthus Notaras, Patriarch of Jerusalem (1707-33).
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS297_47
Language: Greek Century: 18th
View a detailed description: http://brbl-net.library.yale.edu/pre1600ms/docs/pre1600.ms297.htm

Part 1:
Description: - paper - 160 x 103 (123 x 79) mm.
Country: Cardinal point:
Region: ConstantinopleCity:
Assigned Date: [ca. 1720-30]Searchable Date Range: 1720 - 1730
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: The text was written by two scribes in similar styles of minuscule. Scribe 1 (pp. 1-238) is the same scribe (Constantine Raphael Byzantinus) as that designated as Scribe 1 in Beinecke MSS 294, 295 and 300, etc.; Scribe 2 copied pp. 239-586. A third person supplied the Table of Contents at the beginning of the codex (pp. i-xv).
Notes: No ornamentation or rubrication. Binding: Eighteenth century. Near Eastern. Brown goatskin with a deeply impressed medallion containing a crown, sword, sceptre, eagle, bull and I. K., N. B., originally gilt. Title gold-tooled. Spattered edges.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Title: Unidentified geography.
Subjects: Chrysanthos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, ca. 1663-1731.; Geography.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.;
Language(s): Greek