Exploring Greek Manuscripts in the Gennadius...

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Publisher  American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Publication Date   December 31, 2011
ISBN  0876614071
Pages  154

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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)

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