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Music Manuscripts
21.12 Anthologia
Xeropotamou Monastery, Cod. 330
Paper, 20.5 x 14.5 cm, ff. 442
Scribe: Demetrios Lotos


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This codex, written in 1781, is one of the 15 very beautiful and important codices known to have been produced by the Smyrniot protopsaltis and friend of Adamantios Korais, Demetrios Lotos from the island of Chios. It is of elaborate design in both its composition and page decoration, and is in pristine condition. Beautiful binding of crimson leather on wooden boards with stamped decoration. A very clear, elegant and carefully executed script. Very beautiful initials and elegant headings. Numerous ornaments, particularly linear ones in black ink. The codex is also valuable for the numerous explanations it provides of the musical notation.

Catalogued-by: Stathis 1975, pp. 189-206.
G. Th. S.
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