Byzantine and Christian Museum :: Permanent exhibition .::. II. The Byzantine World .::. ΙΙ.3. Worship and art

Lectionary (01039)

BXM: 001039
Exhibition room: II.3 Worship and art

Date: 11th c.

Dimensions (cm): 32,5Χ25
Provenance: Church of Saint Gregory of Nyssa, Trebizond Asia Minor

The Lectionary has later additions in paper and vellum (ff. 116v-117r).  The portrait of St. Luke the Evangelist, on a single leaf of strong vellum, is dated to the 13th century and is a later addition to the codex, evidence, like the miniature of the Evangelist Mark in the next illustration, of the Lectiona