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New York, New York Public Library, Spencer Collection,  NYPL Spencer Greek 003
Description: ff. 64 + 5 flyleaves - Old (original?) binding; worn and faded purple/greenish velvet over pasteboard. - Purchased by NYPL from an individual in the United States in 1949. - 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 60-62.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Greek Country: Rumania? Century: 16th

Part 1: ff. 1r-64v
Description: - Paper - "Three crescents" (small, medium, and large, one above the other) with a countermark "trefoil and a letter A" (not found). - 262/63 x 185/88 mm - One col.; written in 20-21 lines, interlinear space 8mm.
Country: Rumania?Cardinal point:
Region: Wallachia?City:
Assigned Date: s. XVI/XVIISearchable Date Range: 1580 - 1625
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: ;1
Script: Archaizing "baroque" liturgical minuscule
Other Decoration: Four headpieces (three rectangular with finials on ff. 1r, 20r, and 51r, and one in the shape of a scalloped arch on f. 50r); numerous (68) large initials ornamented with vegetation, flowers, snakes, birds, angels, and dragons.
Notes: Greek
Number of Texts: 3

Text 1: ff. 1r-19v
Author: John Chrysostom
Title: θεία λειτουργία τοῦ ἐν ἁγίοις πατρὸς ἡμῶν Ἰωάννου τοῦ Χρυσοστόμου Liturgy
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Θεὸς ὁ Θεὸς ἡμῶν
Explicit: εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων ἀμήν.

Text 2: ff. 20r-50r
Author: Basil the Great
Title: θεία λειτουργία τοῦ ἐν ἁγίοις πατρὸς ἡμῶν βασιλείου Καισαρείας Καππαδοκίας τοῦ Μεγάλου Liturgy
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Θεὸς, ὁ θεὸς ἡμῶν
Explicit: εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων ἀμήν.

Text 3: ff. 51r-64r
Title: θεία λειτουργία τῶν προηγιασμένων Liturgy of the Presanctified
Language(s): Greek
Incipit: Ἐν εἰρήνη τοῦ Κυρίου
Explicit: εἰς αἰῶνας τῶν αἰώνων ἀμήν.