Joannis Scylitzae Synopsis Historiarum

Title:
Joannis Scylitzae Synopsis Historiarum
Library:
Biblioteca Nacional
Language:
Greek
City:
MADRID, Spain.
Shelf Mark:
Graecus Vitr. 26-2
Alternate Names:
Sinopsis Historiarum -- Matritensis Graecus Vitr. 26-2 -- M II -- Skylitzes’ Historical Synopsis -- Chronicle of Skylitzes -- The Madrid Skylitzes --
Origin:
Sicily
Dimensions:
234 folios -- 355 x 270 mm.
Date Description:
12th century (or second half of the 13th century)
Author:
Johannes Skylitzes (in Constantinople, second half of the eleventh century)
Content:
Synopsis Historiarum (fols. 9-234; the text is incomplete; for more detail see pp. 54-55 of the commentary volume) -- eleven funerary poems in the margins (see p . 60 of commentary volume) --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
574 unframed miniatures -- one miniature (on fol. 80r) is framed --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Special Collections Rare Books Oversize DF 553 .S39 2000 v.1-v.2 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
Yes
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete -- Color
Notes:
The commentary volume is in Greek, Sapnish and English --
Type of Text:
historical, prose, secular, verse