Chrysobull

Record ID: 
112357
Accession number: 
MS M.398
Title: 
Chrysobull
Created: 
Constantinople, 1307.
Binding: 
Brown morocco cylinder case made by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; lettered: Bulla - Andronicus II - XIV cent.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
1 roll : vellum, ill. ; 1570 x 310 mm
Provenance: 
William Greenwell (1820-1918); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. bull addressed to the Bishop of Kanina; written and illuminated in Constantinople in June 6815 (i.e., 1307) and signed by Andronicus II.
The roll consists of three pieces of parchment glued together.
Decoration: 1 miniature at head of text.

Script: 
uncial
Language: 
Greek
Century: 
Classification: