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Psalter leaves and Matthew leaf, 1700s or 1800s?

Publication:
1700s or 1800s?
Format/Description:
Manuscript
5 leaves : paper ; 210-214 x 159 (170 x 110) mm. (f. 1-4); 210 x 152 (160 x 100) mm. (f. 5).
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Standardized Title:
Bible. O.T. Psalms. Coptic. Selections.
Subjects:
Coptic monasteries -- Egypt.
Coptic monasticism and religious orders.
Psalters -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Fragments.
Coptic manuscripts.
Manuscripts, Digital.
Language:
Coptic, with headings (f. 1-2) and commentary (f. 5) in Arabic.
Summary:
4 leaves from a Coptic psalter written for the monastery of Saint Anthony on the Red Sea in Egypt, in 14-15 long lines on paper, with 2 headings in Arabic and rubrication and simple ornamentation added in red ink on 2 leaves and green ink used on an initial on 1 leaf. 1 leaf from a different manuscript (on different paper and in a different hand, perhaps more recent), containing the text of Matthew 25.14-24 in Coptic, in 23 long lines, with a narrow column in Arabic to the right of the Coptic text, and simple ornamentation added in red ink.
Notes:
Ms. leaves.
Local notes:
Lawrence J. Schoenberg & Barbara Brizdle Manuscript Initiative.
Penn Provenance:
Formerly owned by Dayr Anbā Anṭūniyūs, the monastery of Saint Anthony on the Red Sea (f. 1-4; Stanitz).
Formerly owned by John D. Stanitz (Cleveland, Ohio), Ms. 16.
Acquired by Lawrence J. Schoenberg with other Stanitz manuscripts, Sept. 1997
Deposit by Lawrence J. Schoenberg and Barbara Brizdle, 2012.
Gift of Barbara Brizdle Schoenberg, 2016.
Cited as:
UPenn LJS 185.
Contributor:
Stanitz, John D., former owner.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J., former owner.
Dayr Anbā Anṭūniyūs, former owner.
Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Contains:
Bible. N.T. Matthew. Coptic. Selections.
OCLC:
811620769