Collection Area: Biblical Manuscripts

36 objects
S1986.492

St. Matthew

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F1906.272

Washington Manuscript I – Deuteronomy and Joshua (Codex Washingtonensis)

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One hundred two leaves (anciently sewed). Upright, square uncial script in dark brown and red ink; two columns to a page. For a full description of the manuscript, see: Sanders, Henry A. “The Old Testament Manuscripts in the Freer Collection” (University of Michigan Humanistic Series, Volume V111), Part I. (The McMillan Co., 1912 and 1917).

F1906.273

Washington Manuscript II – The Psalms (Codex Washingtonensis)

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Large Slavonic sloping uncial writing in medium brown ink, numbers and titles in red; 24 lines to the page; 7 leaves, fragmentary. For a full description of the manuscript, see Sanders, Henry A.: Old Testament Manuscripts in the Freer Collection, Part II (University of Michigan Humanistic Series, volume VIII).

F1950.3

Copy of The Gospel according to the four Evangelists

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Two hundred and sixty-one parchment leaves written in angular erkat’agir (uncial). Initials, paragraphs, titles, arcades, and six miniatures in colors and gold. Volume in tooled leather binding with fourchee-like cross tooled on the front cover.