Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library

Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library

By: Eleni Pappa (editor), Maria Politi (editor)Hardback

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Among the collections of the Gennadius Library in Athens are over 300 Greek manuscripts, ranging in date from the 13th to the 19th century. This book presents a collection of studies of various aspects of the collection written by leading paleographers, Byzantine art historians, and theologians.

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About Author

Maria Politi is President of the Greek Paleographical Society. Eleni Pappa is a researcher at the Academy of Athens.

Contents

Preface (Maria Georgopoulou); John Gennadius and the Manuscript Collection of the Gennadius Library (Maria Politi); Illustrated Byzantine Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library (Angeliki Mitsani); Manuscripts of Orthodox Chant in the Gennadius Library (Emmanuel Giannopoulos); The Text of The Ladder in Genn. MS ??. 15 (Nonna Papadimitriou); Illustrated Manuscripts in the Age of the Printed Book (Olga Gratziou); Manuscript Sources for Ecclesiastical History in the Gennadius Library (Kriton Chrysochoidis); Greek and Western Scholars, Scribes, and Philologists of the 15th-19th Centuries in Manuscripts of the Gennadius Library (Eleni Pappa); Post-Byzantine Philosophical Manuscripts of the Gennadius Library (Chariton Karanasios); Another Look at the Karamanli Script as a Mode of Expression among the Orthodox of Asia Minor: Two Manuscripts of the 18th Century (Penelope Stathi); The Memorandum of 1796: A Further Reading (Spyros Asdrahas); Tracing the Presence of Ioannis Emmanouil, Comrade of Rigas Ferraios, in an 18th-Century Mathematarion (Giannis Kokkonas).

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/12/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780876614075
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 154
  • ID: 9780876614075
  • weight: 798
  • ISBN10: 0876614071
  • language of text: Greek, modern (1453-)

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