The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.4.22
Manuscript Title

Gospel Lectionary

Alternative Title

Evangelistarium Graece

James Number 1253
Century 12th
Physical Description

Double columns of 20 lines. In a beautiful minuscule. Musical notes in red. Headings in gold capitals, initials in gold colours. Panel of ornament on f.1 damaged, but in good style.


Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738. A. 52.

Donor Gale, Roger (1672-1744), Antiquary
Size (cm) 32 x 22.5
Folio 250 ff.
Material Parchment
Language GreekMusic

A8-Ϛ'8 ζ6 η8-κβ8 κγ2 (wants 2) κδ8-λα8 λβ4 (wants 4 blank).

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It is No. 186 in Gregory, Proll. in N.T. Grace., p.715, and 221 in Scrivener. It has been collated by the latter. No portion of text seems to be wanting: the missing leaf, if not merely cancelled, may have contained a picture of an Evangelist.

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