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1. San Marino, Huntington Library, HM 01047
Description: - ff. 224 - Bound in 1652/53 according to a note added on f. 223v: "ἐσταχώθη παρὰ πητροϕάνουσ ἔτους ζρξά __another word, uncertain___" ("Bound by Metrophanes in the year 7161," i.e. A. D. 1652/53). Greek style binding in black stamped leather over wooden boards flush with the edges of the leaves (edges of boards without troughs); spine projects at the top and bottom. Stamps include a monogram apparently composed of the letters alpha, beta and omicron within a circle surmounted by a cross; an 8-pointed star formed of 2 overlaid squares containing a flower bud(?) within a circle, and a third stamp, free floating, undeciphered. Evidence of 2 fore edge clasps closing from back to pins on front board edge; title "θεοτοκάριον" along upper edges of leaves, to be read with the book lying on its front cover. - Written probably in the second half of the thirteenth century. Among the villages in the list (see below) is Δέσιανα, possibly to be indentified with Dečani, in modern-day Yugoslavia: in the fifteenth century the book may have been in that area. Modern tipped-in slip from a Byzantine liturgical text between ff. i-ii. Was n. 37 (this number in pencil on f. i) in a modern German catalogue. Alien sequestrated property sale by Anderson, New York, 17 February 1919 n. 46 to G. D. Smith. Date and source of acquisition by Henry E. Huntington unknown. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). De Ricci, 84.
Language: Greek   Country: Undetermined   Century: 13th
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2. San Marino, Huntington Library, HM 01081
Description: - Vol. 1, ff. 196; Vol. 2, ff. 210 - Bound, s. XIX exeunte, in English brown morocco. - Written in the eleventh century, for the main body of the text; vol. I, ff. 1-24v added at a later date; place of origin uncertain. Belonged to the monastery of the Pantocrator on Mt. Athos until modern times and may have been alienated during the disturbances of the 1820s. Quaritch Gen. Cat. (1868) n. 1; Gen. Cat. (1875-77) pp. 1139-1140, n. [15597]; Gen. Cat. (1880) n. 6 and Cat. 332 (November 1880) n. 6. Henry White sale, Sotheby's, 21 April 1902, n. 838 to B. F. Stevens for William K. Bixby (1857-1931) of St. Louis, Missouri; acquired by Henry E. Huntington through G. D. Smith in August 1918. - C. W. Dutschke with the assistance of R. H. Rouse et al., Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, 1989). De Ricci, 89-90. K. W. Clark, A Descriptive Catalogue of Greek New Testament Manuscripts in America (Chicago 1937) 119-21, with plate of vol. 2, f. 34, and full bibliography. K. Aland, Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testaments (Berlin 1963) n. 703.
Language: Greek   Country: Undetermined   Century: 11th
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