Digital Scriptorium
New York, New York Public Library, Spencer Collection,  NYPL Spencer Greek 001
Description: ff. 408 - Old (original?) binding; dark reddish-brown leather over thick wooden boards; blind-stamped with circles, stylized vegetation, and interlace; remains of two metal clasps on the front cover. - B. Rosenthal. Purchased by the New York Public Library on May 26, 1955, at the auction sale "L'Art Ancien XXV" in Basel, Switzerland. - Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann, "Catalogue of Greek Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Collections of the United States of America. Part II: The New York Public Library," Manuscripta50.1 (2006) 21-76, here 51-55.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Greek Country: Undetermined Century: 13th

Part 1: ff. 1r-408v
Description: - Parchment - 228/36 x 173 mm - One col.; written in 14 lines (occasionally 15); interlinear space 12 mm.
Country: UndeterminedCardinal point:
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Assigned Date: s. XIII2Searchable Date Range: 1250 - 1299
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;1
Script: Archaizing minuscule
Figurative Decoration: Seven full-page and fourteen marginal half-page miniatures: f. 1v, f. 365r, f. 365v.
Other Decoration: Decorated major initials, many of them historiated or zoomorphic; minor initials gold over carmine ink; headpiece on f. 2r with vegetal and rinceau ornaments.
Notes: On f. 1v, a note by a later hand in Greek. Greek
Number of Texts: 5

Text 1: f. 1r-v
Title: Mirror text (probably the πίναξ)
Language(s): Greek
Status of text: Illegible due to water damage.

Text 2: ff. 2r-365r
Title: Ψαλτήριον τοῦ Δαυίδ Bible, O.T., Psalms
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Μακάριος ἀνὴρ ὃς οὐκ ἐπορεύθη
Explicit: ἧρα ὄνειδος ἐξ υίῶν Ἰσραήλ.
Notes: Septuaginta, Psalms (1-151) 

Text 3: ff. 366r-398v
Title: Ὠιδὴ Μωυσέως ἐν τῇ Ἐξόδῳ
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Ἄισωμεν τῷ κυρίῳ
Explicit: τοῖς γινώσκουσίν σε.
Notes: Septuaginta, Odes (1-12) 

Text 4: ff. 398v-402v
Author: Basil the Great
Title: Prayers
Language(s): Greek

Text 5: ff. 403r-407v
Author: John Chrysostom
Title: Prayers
Language(s): Greek