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Source 1911 - Sambon, Arthur, 1867- - (No title) (Auction/Dealer Catalog)
Cat./Lot # M587
Transaction Information
Selling Agent(s) Sambon, Arthur, 1867-
Buyer(s) Pierpont Morgan Library
Manuscript Details
Titles Martyrdom of St Claudius of Antioch, Encomium
Authors Anastasius, Sinaita, Saint, active 640-700 (recorded as Anastasius of Sinai)
Constantine of Assiut
Manuscript Dates C 900 (890 to 911)
Scribes Mikhael of Ousian
Philothe of Ousian
Languages Coptic
Materials Parchment
Places Al Fayyum, Egypt, Africa
Folios 112 Lines 32 Columns 2
Height 341 Width 262 Alt Size
Full-Page Miniatures 0 Large Miniatures 0 Small Miniatures 0
Binding Rebound in 1950 by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; current binding incorporates 2 single parchment flyleaves; a paper cancel is inserted at fol. 70.
Other Info

Manuscript miscellany in honor of St. Claudius of Antioch; written and illuminated in Egypt and in the Ousian region of Egypt, between 897 and 901. Roughly a ninth of leaves have sewing repairs. Text edited and translated into French by Gordon. Ancient binding: According to Petersen, upper and lower covers, and the back (broken), of leather, over papyrus boards; the papyrus leaves used for the boards contain a martyrdom in Sahidic; leaves of the same disued codex were used for the boards of Pierpont Morgan Library MS M.597.; Morgan Lib M587
MIGRATION_ISSUE: 'Secondary Source' field in the legacy database was 'Corsair: the Online Catalog of the Pierpont Morgan Library'

Provenance Information
(No Date) Monastery of Saint Michael
(No Date) Sambon, Arthur, 1867-
(No Date) Pierpont Morgan Library
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Last Updated by Matthias Budisin on 2016-07-18 15:25:29 -0400
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NB: Provenance of MS. M.708 to Sambon is incorrect; New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MSS M.568, M. 569, M. 570, M.571, M.573, M.574, M.577, M.578, M.579, M.580, M.581, M.582, M.584, M.585, M.586, M.587, M.588, M.589, M.590, M.591, M.592, M.593, M.594,; PROV-UPDATE-MORG1