Bible

Record ID: 
214336
Accession number: 
MS M.235
Title: 
Bible
Created: 
Syria, 1212/1213.
Description: 
322 leaves (28-30 lines) : vellum ; 267 x 188 mm
Notes: 

Ms. Peshitta version of the New Testament, with the Ammonian sections; written at Mar Aziza in Serne Tari [Zerne Tyari or Zerini] in Jilu, Syria (at the southeast tip of modern Turkey) in 1212/1213.
The Eusebian Canon Tables and Letter to Carpianus are missing.
According to the colophon on fol. 319v, the manuscript was written and illuminated by Bôkhtiso in 1212/1213 at Mar Aziza in Serne Tari [Zerne Tyari or Zerini] in Jilu, Syria (at the southeast tip of modern Turkey). This may be the same Bôkhtiso who is noted on fol. 124v of the Peshitta Gospels dated about 1241, in the Staatsbibliothek in Berlin (MS. 14, Sachau 304).
The introductory pages of text are attributed to Rabban Moshe from Karka-d-Piroz, otherwise unknown.
Scribe: Bôkhtiso.
Decoration: 2 full-page ornamental crosses; 12 decorative introductory pages of text; ornamental chapter headings.
Artist: Bôkhtiso.
Change in foliation: former fol. 1 is now fol. 328; former fol. 2 is now fol. 324a; former fol. 3 is now fol. 15; former fol. 4 is now fol. 10; former fol. 5 is now fol. 14; former fol. 6 is now fol. 11; former fol. 7 is now fol. 9; former fol. 8 is now fol. 12; former fol. 9 is now fol. 13; former fol. 10 is now fol. 3; former fol. 11 is now fol. 4; former fol. 12 is now fol. 5; former fol. 13 is now fol. 6; former fol. 14 is now fol. 7; former fol. 15 is now fol. 8.

Script: 
compact estrangela script
Language: 
Syriac
Century: 
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