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Headpiece; ornamented initial.

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Headpiece; ornamented initial.
Parthenios, Monachos Hagioreitēs (Scribe)
John Chrysostom, Saint (d. 407 ) (Author)

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection


Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1668
Place: Mt. Athos? Greece
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 128
Content: Old binding, likely original; dark brown leather over pasteboard, blind-stamped with a crucifixion.
Ownership: Dedicated by scribe to church in Great Lavra of St. Athanasios on Mt. Athos; Charles F. Gunther of Chicago; sale by American Art Association 1925; library of Wilberforce Eames of Brooklyn, NY; bequeathed by Eames to NYPL in 1940.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a5bdaab0-c5cc-012f-a4ce-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1668: Created
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Headpiece; ornamented initial." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1668. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62aa40dd-3909-f8ff-e040-e00a18064614

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Headpiece; ornamented initial." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62aa40dd-3909-f8ff-e040-e00a18064614

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1668). Headpiece; ornamented initial. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62aa40dd-3909-f8ff-e040-e00a18064614

Wikipedia Citation

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Headpiece; ornamented initial.