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Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library (English) (Gennadeion Monographs VI)

Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius Library (English) (Gennadeion Monographs VI)

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. 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 the Orthodox Church in the Gennadius Library (Emmanuel Giannopoulos); The Text of The Ladder in Genn. MS Ku. 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 to 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 Riga Ferraios, in an 18th Century Mathematarion (Giannis Kokkonas)

About Author

Maria Politi is President of the Greek Paleographical Society. Eleni Pappa is a scholar at the Research Center for Greek and Latin Literature 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

  • ISBN13: 9780876614075
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 154
  • ID: 9780876614075
  • ISBN10: 0876614071

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