[Excerpts from the Evangelists].

Record ID: 
77398
Accession number: 
MS M.1070.4
Title: 
[Excerpts from the Evangelists].
Created: 
[between 1375 and 1400]
Credit: 
Gift; Mr. & Mrs. Milton Freudenheim, in memory of Otto F. Ege; 1985.
Description: 
1 single leaf (2 columns, 23 lines) : paper, ill. ; 307 x 218 mm.
Provenance: 
Otto F. Ege (1888-1951), Cleveland, Ohio.
Notes: 

Ms. Evangelists excerpts leaf, written and decorated in the Byzantine Empire, late 14th century.
Title, date of composition, place of composition, language, and script from Ege.
Decoration: written in brown ink; marginal symbol in red.
In a portfolio with the collective title on the preliminary leaf: "Fifteen original Oriental manuscript leaves of six centuries, twelve of the Middle East, two of Russia and one of Tibet from the collection of, and with notes prepared by, Otto F. Ege, late dean of the Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio;" this portfolio consists of 1 prelim. leaf and 15 individually matted original leaves with an explanatory caption accompanying each leaf; forty numbered sets were formed by Ege (1888-1951), and published shortly after his death; the Pierpont Morgan Library has copy no. 29.

Script: 
cursive Byzantine script
Language: 
Greek
Century: 
Classification: