Catalogue of the illuminated Byzantine manuscripts of the National Library of Greece.
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Published by Publications Bureau of the Academy of Athens in Athens .
Written in English

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  • Bible. -- N.T.

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Statementby Anna Marava-Chatzinicolaou, Christina Toufexi-Paschou.
ContributionsMarava-Chatzēnikolaou, Anna., Toufexi-Paschou, Christina.
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Open LibraryOL19463249M

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CATALOGUE OF THE ILLUMINATED BYZANTINE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF GREECE. VOLUME I MANUSCRIPTS OF NEW TESTAMENT TEXTS 10THTH CENTURY [Marava-Chatzinicolaou, Anna, and Christina Toufexi-Paschou] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. CATALOGUE OF THE ILLUMINATED BYZANTINE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF : and Christina Toufexi-Paschou Marava-Chatzinicolaou, Anna. Χειρόγραφα Καινῆς Διαθήκης ΙΓ’ –ΙΕ’ αἰῶνος, Catalogue of Illuminated Byzantine Manuscripts of the National Library of Greece. Vol. II: Manuscripts of New Testament Texts 13th – 15th Century, Athens, A. Marava-Chatzinicolaou, C. Toufexi-Paschou, Κατάλογος μικρογραφιῶν. In her own study on the Book of Job, Stella Papadaki-Oekland probes into all the Byzantine illuminated manuscripts of the illustrated Greek text. The number of miniature illustrations included in these fifteen manuscripts, dating from the 9 th to the 16 th century, comes to more than of which 2/3 of the about illustrated herein are. Kathleen Maxwell describes some of the remarkable illuminated copies of the Gospels to be found in the British Library’s collections. Of the estima surviving Greek manuscripts, approximately 5, contain Gospel texts. The popularity of the Gospels is explained by their central role in the liturgy.

During the Byzantine Empire book production occurred on a large scale, especially after the end of Iconoclasm in Although illuminated manuscripts only represent about 5% of this production, they are of great interest for the study of Byzantine manuscripts because of the amount of information they can give us about both palaeography and art history. There are some manuscripts in the National Library of Greece. The present volume, the first of what will be a full illustrated catalogue of the illuminated Byzantine manuscripts, is devoted to 61 New Testament manuscripts datable to 10thth century ; the companion volume, devoted to those of the 13thth century (some ), is already in by: 1. • explore the virtual exhibitions of various aspects of the British Library's western illuminated manuscript holdings; and • check the illustrated glossaries of terms. • download digital images for further reuse such as in educational contexts, placing on your blog or sharing with others. 'Library' can mean 'a collection of books' or 'a space for reading them'. In the latter sense of the word, no Byzantine library survives: some buildings where manuscripts were stored and read may still stand, but the manuscripts themselves are invariably gone.

The history of illuminated manuscripts goes back to antiquity. In this article, Cillian O’Hogan describes the surviving fragments of ancient and late antique illuminated Greek books now held in the British Library. The relationship between art and literature has a long history. Detailed. Catalogue of the illuminated Byzantine manuscripts of the National library of Greece, Volume I, Manuscripts of New Testament texts 10thth century / by . Vikan, Gary, ed. Illuminated Greek Manuscripts from American Collections: An Exhibition in Honor of Kurt Weitzmann. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, , pp. , no. 8. Marava-Chatzinikolaou, Anna and Christina Toufexi-Paschou. Catalogue of the Illuminated Byzantine Manuscripts of the National Library of Greece. Vol. 1. There are fourteen known Byzantine manuscripts of the Book of Job dating from the 9th to 14th centuries, as well as a post-Byzantine codex illuminated with cycle of miniatures. The quantity of Job illustrations survived in the fifteen manuscripts exceeds pictures.