The Mstislav Lectionary

Early XII century.

Copied for Novgorodian Prince Mstislav, son of Vladimir Monomachos.

Parchment (213 sheets). 25.3 X 28.6 cm.

Unical, in two columns. Miniatures, headpieces and initials are in colour and gold. Scribe Alexa. The binding of wooden boards is in a silver mount.

The Saltykov - Shchedrin Public Library, St. Petersburg.

Headpiece, initial I and text. Sheet 2.

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