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New York, Columbia University, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary,  UTS MS 069
Description: ff. 259 - Brown leather (calf?) over chamfered wooden boards - Once belonged to the Iveron monastery (?), purchased by UTS from Vassilios Iatropoulos of Denver, Colorado, and New York City on January 15, 1942. According to Faye and Bond, Iatropoulos bought the manuscript in Moscow, but details are uncertain. - Kavrus-Hoffmann, Nadezhda. Manuscripta Vol. 51.1, 2007. pp. 111-123.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Greek Country: Byzantium Century: 14th

Part 1: ff. 1-259
Description: - Paper - Six watermarks: "head of unicorn", "letter R with patriarchal cross", "letter B" "two parallel keys", "bell", "heart-shaped" - 243 x 180 mm - One col.; written in 22 lines, interlinear space 8mm. Ruling was made on each verso.
Country: ByzantiumCardinal point:
Region: City: Constantinople
Assigned Date: s. XIVmedSearchable Date Range: 1320 - 1380
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;1
Scribe(s): Hieromonk Gennadios of the Hodegon Monastery
Script: Vertical calligraphic minuscule
Artist(s): Gennadios (?)
Other Decoration: Four rectangular headpieces and ornamented initials at the beginning of each Gospel.
Notes: Greek
Number of Texts: 9

Text 1: f. 1v
Title: Preface to the Gospels
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Ἰστέον ὅτι τέσσαρά ἐστιν τὰ εὐγαγγέλια
Explicit: τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος ἐμφανίζει.

Text 2: f. 2r-v
Title: Δήλωσις διαλαμβάνουσα τὴν τοῦ χρόνου τῶν εὐαγγελίων ἀνάγνωσιν καὶ τὴν τῶν…
Title: Preface to the Lectionary of the Gospels
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Ἰστέον ὅτι ἀναγινώσκεται τὸ ὕφος τοῦ κ(α)τ(ὰ) Ἰω(άννην) εὐα(γγελίου) ἐν ἑβδομᾶσ(ιν) (sic) ὅλαις ἑπτά
Explicit: ἐν τοῖς σαββάτοις καὶ κυριακαῖς.

Text 3: ff. 3r-73r
Title: Bible: New Testament: Matthew
Language(s): Greek

Text 4: ff. 73v-74v
Title: Chapter titles for the Gospel of Mark
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Περὶ τῶν ἑπτὰ ἀρτῶν
Explicit: Περὶ τῆς αἰτήσεως τοῦ σώματος τοῦ Κ(υρίο)υ.
Notes: The first twenty titles are missing. 

Text 5: f. 74v
Title: Preface to the Gospel of Mark
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Ἰστέον ὅτι τὸ κατὰ Μ(ά)ρ(κον) ἅγ(ιον) εὐα(γγέ)λ(ιον) ὑπηγορεύθη ὑπὸ Πέτρου
Explicit: εἰκόνα τοῦ εὐαγγελίου

Text 6: ff. 75r-120v
Title: Bible: New Testament: Mark
Language(s): Greek

Text 7: ff. 121r-198r
Title: Bible: New Testament: Luke
Language(s): Greek

Text 8: f. 199r-v
Title: Τοῦ κατὰ Ἰω(άννην) ἁγίου εὐα(γγελίου)τὰ κεφάλαια.
Title: Chapter titles for the Gospel of John
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Περί τοῦ ἐν Κανὰ γάμου.
Explicit: Περὶ τῆς αἰτήσεως τοῦ Κυριακοῦ σώματος.

Text 9: ff. 200r-259v
Title: Bible: New Testament: John
Language(s): Greek
Notes: Lacuna between ff. 255v and 256r. Colophon on 258r.