Collection ID: 0023 | Metadata type: TEI
Lewis O 126 Coptic hymns and prayers.
TitleCoptic hymns and prayers.
- Free Library of Philadelphia. Rare Book Department. John Frederick Lewis Collection of Oriental Manuscripts
- Coptic Church
Other related names
- Austin, Jean E, former owner
- Lewis, John Frederick, 1860-1932, former owner
- Lewis, Anne Baker, 1868-1937, donor
Call numberLewis O 126
(Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department)
PublisherFree Library of Philadelphia
LanguageArabic and Coptic
Item is undated and unsigned, but likely copied in Egypt, perhaps in the 14th or 15th century.
- between 1300 and 1499?
Copy of hymns and prayers for certain days and months.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
Extent139 leaves : 265 x 170 (215 x 155) mm bound to 282 x 195 mm
FoliationModern foliation added, upper right recto; catchwords every verso, lower right. Coptic pagination, upper outer corners.
BindingRebound in black leather over pasteboard with gold-tooled frame; marbled paper pastedowns and endleaves; red endbands.
Rubrications in red; some decorated initials in red, yellow and green.
- Formerly owned by Jean [?] E. Austin (note in pencil, second to last flyleaf verso).
- Formerly owned by John Frederick Lewis (bookplate inside front cover).
- Coptic Church--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
- Coptic Church--Hymns--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Arabic--14th century
- Manuscripts, Arabic--15th century
- Coptic manuscripts--14th century
- Coptic manuscripts--15th century
- Coptic Church
- Coptic manuscripts
- Manuscripts, Arabic
- Codices (bound manuscripts)
- Manuscripts (documents)
- Early works
- Prayers and devotions
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Table of contents
- fol. 1r — [Coptic hymns and prayers].
Inside front cover
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Decoration: Bookplate: "John Frederick Lewis"
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Section: [Coptic hymns and prayers].
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Decoration: Example of illuminated initial letter
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Decoration: Example of illuminated marker in upper margin
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Decoration: Illuminated text divider
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Decoration: Illuminated headpiece
Inside back cover
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