Menologion of October
Utopia, armarium codicum bibliophilorum, Nicosia, Constantinides II
Athina Almpani, MIET 2018
Former Shelfmarks: Nicosia, Private Collection (II)
Date of Origin: 12th century (dating according to the script)
The text is written in a minuscule script.
Number of Lines: at least 25
Number of Columns: 2
Dimensions: 275 x 217 mm
Two types (& sizes) of decorated initials at the beginning of rows. Most of them are placed to the left of the text block, indicating new sections.
- Persons: Matthew, Luke
- Text Language: Ancient Greek
- Title: Evangelistarion
Recto: Matthew 7:12-19.
Verso (first column): Matthew 7:20-21 & the memories of a number of saints and martyrs for the 14th of October. Verso (second column): Luke 10:16-19.
Judging from the shape of the fragment, the folio was probably used later for binding of another codex.
Manuscript no II (the present frag.) was lent by Dr. C. P. Kyrris for the Exhibition on the occasion of the First International Symposium on Mediaeval Cypriot Palaeography [see the note of the catalogue, p. 5].
Δελτίο τοῦ Ἱστορικού καὶ Παλαιογραφικοῦ Άρχείου. Δ'. 1984-1987 — Μορφωτικό Ἵδρυμα Ἐθνικῆς Τραπέζης, Athens 1988, ρ. 218.