Lectionary of the Gospels


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 953

Elena Iourtaeva, Houghton Library, 2018

General Information

Material: vellum

Script, Hands:

large minuscule 

General Remarks:

Leaf from the same manuscript as MS Typ 704 (13). Houghton Library, Harvard University. 

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): 340 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): 240 – 245 mm

Height of Written Area: 125 mm

Width of Written Area: 70 mm

Number of Lines: 22

Number of Columns: 1

Line Height: 11 mm

Numbering (pages, folios, etc.):

f. 91

Book Decoration


two large initials in red and blue.