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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 235
Description: ff. i + ii + 133 + 90 + 5 + ii + i - 16th-17th centuries. Four chain-stitched supports link the quires and are laced into square-edged, flush, wooden boards with grooved edges. Colored, beaded endbands are sewn on fine cords attached to the boards. There are two twisted thread placemarks attached to the headband. The edges are bright yellow; the spine round and smooth with a spine lining extending across about one third of the outside of the wooden boards. Covered in dark brown goatskin, blind-tooled with an x surrounded with diamond-shaped tools stamped at random, within an outer border. One board is mended and both have small lumps in corners and center where bosses would normally be, underneath the present cover. There are traces of plaster where the leather is worn through over the lumps. There are two pins in the edge of the upper board, three corresponding holes going through both board and pastedown in the lower. Straps wanting. Flyleaf of the 11th century from a Latin liturgical manuscript. - Collection of Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 6758). Purchased from Laurence Witten with funds from the Jacob Ziskind Trust in 1957. - Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 235.
Notes:-Manuscript on paper (sturdy, brown; no identifiable watermarks) of a collection of religious texts including: Anastasius of Sinai, Quaestiones; St. John Chrysostom, Homiliae in Matthaeum 1-15; St. Basil, Ascetica. With other religious tracts, sermons, philosophical notes, and a commentary on the Gospel of John, mostly unidentified.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/BeineckeMS235_47
Language: Greek Country: Byzantine Empire Century: 14th
View a detailed description: http://brbl-net.library.yale.edu/pre1600ms/docs/pre1600.ms235.htm

Part 1:
Description: - paper - ca. 260 x 190 mm.
Country: Byzantine EmpireCardinal point:
Region: ByzantiumCity:
Assigned Date: [between 1300 and 1400]Searchable Date Range: 1300 - 1400
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: This codex is composed of three distinct sections. Part I (ff. 1-133): Written by two scribes. Scribe 1 copied ff. 1r-133v in a neat scholarly hand characterized by extensive abbreviations; Scribe 2 added notes on f. 4 in a more cramped minuscule. Part II (ff. 134-223): Completed by a single scribe in minuscule. Part III (ff. 224-228): Written by a single scribe in tiny minuscule similar to that of Scribe 1. Signature added later.
Notes: Part I: Small initials and chapter headings, in red. Part II: Some rubrication. The codex is stained throughout; mending tape and worm holes frequently render the text illegible. Binding: 16th-17th centuries. Four chain-stitched supports link the quires and are laced into square-edged, flush, wooden boards with grooved edges. Colored, beaded endbands are sewn on fine cords attached to the boards. There are two twisted thread placemarks attached to the headband. The edges are bright yellow; the spine round and smooth with a spine lining extending across about one third of the outside of the wooden boards. Covered in dark brown goatskin, blind-tooled with an x surrounded with diamond-shaped tools stamped at random, within an outer border. One board is mended and both have small lumps in corners and center where bosses would normally be, underneath the present cover. There are traces of plaster where the leather is worn through over the lumps. There are two pins in the edge of the upper board, three corresponding holes going through both board and pastedown in the lower. Straps wanting. Flyleaf of the 11th century from a Latin liturgical manuscript.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Author: John Chrysostom Saint d. 407.
Other Associate: Anastasius Sinaita, Saint fl. 640-700.
Other Associate: Basil Saint, Bishop of Caesarea ca. 329-379.
Title: Sermons, etc.
Subjects: John Chrysostom, Saint, d. 407.; Asceticism--Early works to 1800.; Catenae.; Christian philosophy.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Religious literature, Greek (Hellenistic); Sermons.;
Language(s): Greek