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Walters Ms. W.530.C, The four Evangelists and two Apostles
The four Evangelists and two Apostles
This image originally faced the beginning of the Acts of the Apostles in a late eleventh-century psalter and New Testament in Mount Athos, Vatopedi Monastery MS 762. It seems likely that in this manuscript, the scribe and illuminator were the same person.
Late 11th century CE
The primary language in this manuscript is Greek, Ancient (to 1453).
High quality, exceptionally white and thin
Unfoliated; image originally on verso in parent manuscript
10.0 cm wide by 14.7 cm high
6.0 cm wide by 11.5 cm high
- Columns: 1
- Ruled lines: 33
- Title: Leaf from a psalter and New Testament
- Incipit: λέγει αὐτῷ...
- Contents: Originally fol. 211 in Mount Athos, Vatopedi MS 762; John 21:16-25
- Hand note: Elegant sloping cursive; rubrics added by a later, fifteenth-century hand
- Decoration note: One full-page miniature
Fol. 211 in Mount Athos, Vatopedi MS 762
Henry Walters, Baltimore, acquired from Léon Gruel before 1931
Walters Art Museum, 1931, by Henry Walters' bequest
Clark, Kenneth. A Descriptive Catalogue of Greek New Testament Manuscripts in America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1937, p. 361.
Vikan, Gary, ed. Illuminated Greek Manuscripts from American Collections: An Exhibition in Honor of Kurt Weitzmann. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1973, pp. 106-107, no. 22.
Parpulov, Georgi. “A Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum.” Journal of the Walters Art Museum 62 (2004): 71-189.
Principal cataloger: Parpulov, Georgi R.
Editors: Herbert, Lynley; Noel, William
Copy editor: Joyal, Stephanie
Conservators: Owen, Linda; Quandt, Abigail
Contributors: Bockrath, Diane; Emery, Doug; Noel, William; Tabritha, Ariel; Toth, Michael B.
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