Gulo Maḵadā, Sabayā Māryām, SM-015

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Gulo Maḵadā , Sabayā Māryām

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General description

ʾArbaʿtu wängel “Four Gospels”

Number of Text units: 2

Number of Codicological units: 1

Origin

Original Location: Säbäya Māryām /SM

1800 - 1900

19th cent. (?)

Contents


Incipit ():

Explicit ():



- Only few chapters are numbered, e.g. on 21vb.

- Traditional headings of Gospels are not present.

- The “tituli” are not numbered.


Additiones

  1. f. 40r

    : Note on commissioning the writing.

    The note is written in the main hand, in red. It mentions as the commissioners priest (qasis ) Tasfā Mikāʾel and priest Walda Gabǝr.

Extras

  1. - An unfinished note on the land possession dated to 1919 year of mercy (= 1926/27 A.D.): 2r. - Lacuna: 102vb. - Scribbles: 124v.

Decoration

Frame notes

  1. frame: 3r (incipit of the Gospel of Matthew): simple coloured (vermilion, yellow) ornamental band; geometric motifs.
  2. frame: 18ra, 21ra: simple and short, coloured (vermilion) ornamental bands; geometric motifs.
  3. frame: 21vb: simple and short, coloured (yellow, black) ornamental bands; geometric motifs.
  4. frame: 108r (incipit of the Gospel of John): elaborate coloured (vermilion, yellow, black) ornamental band with three lateral extensions reaching the bottom and connected by a horizontal band; geometric motifs.

Miniature notes

  1. miniature: Fol. 2v:

    St. Matthew the Evangelist.

    Frontispiece miniature. Legend: ወንጌል፡ ዘማቴዎስ፡ “The Gospel of Matthew”. The miniature is protected by a textile curtain.
  2. miniature: Fol. 40v:

    St. Mark the Evangelist.

    Frontispiece miniature. Legend: ወንጌለ፡ ማርቆስ፡ “The Gospel of Mark”. The miniature is protected by a textile curtain.
  3. miniature: Fol. 66v:

    St. Luke the Evangelist.

    Frontispiece miniature. Legend: ወንጌል፡ ዘሉቃስ፡ “The Gospel of Luke”. The miniature is protected by a textile curtain.
  4. miniature: Fol. 107v:

    St. John the Evangelist.

    Frontispiece miniature. Legend: ወንጌል፡ ዘዮሐንስ፡ “The Gospel of John”. The miniature is protected by a textile curtain.

Catalogue Bibliography

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Summary

I) ʾArbaʿtu wängel “Four Gospels” (fols. 3ra-142ra) I-1) Gospel of Matthew (fols. 3ra-40rb) - Bǝsratä Matewos “Gospel of Matthew” (fols. 3ra-39va) - Stichometry (fol. 39va) - List of the “tituli” for the Gospel of Matthew: 69 titles (fols. 39vb-40rb) I-2) Gospel of Mark (fols. 41ra-66rb) - Bǝsratä Marqos “Gospel of Mark” (fols. 41ra-65vb) - Stichometry (fols. 65vb-66ra) - List of the “tituli” for the Gospel of Mark: 45 titles (fols. 66ra-rb) I-3) Gospel of Luke (fols. 67ra-107ra) - Bǝsratä Luqas “Gospel of Luke” (fols. 67ra-106rb) - List of the “tituli” for the Gospel of Luke: 69 titles (fols. 106rb-ra) I-4) Gospel of John (fols. 109ra-141vb) - Bǝsratä Yoḥannǝs “Gospel of John” (fols. 109ra-141va) - Stichometry (fol. 141va) - List of the “tituli” for the Gospel of John: 18 titles (fols. 141va-vb) Additio 1.

Form of support

Parchment Codex

Extent

Made of 143.0 (leaf), folios, of which blank 1rv, 142v, 143rv, in 23.0 (quire). quires .

Physical description

Outer dimension

H: 335 x W: 265 x D: 100

(proportion height/width: 1.2642 )

Foliation

Collation

Signatures: Decorated - - Decorated quire marks are written in the left upper corner of the first fol. of the quire: 11r, 19r, 73r, 81r.

  • Position
  • Number
  • Leaves
  • Quires
  • Description
    • 1
    • 2
    • ff. 1r-2v
    • I(2; s.l.: 1, stub after 2; 2, stub after 1/fols. 1r-2v)
    • 2
    • 8
    • ff. 3r-10v
    • II(8/fols. 3r-10v)
    • 3
    • 8
    • ff. 11r-18v
    • ፪III(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 6; 7, stub after 1/fols. 11r-18v)
    • 4
    • 5
    • ff. 19r-23v
    • ፫IV(5; s.l.: 2, stub after 4/fols. 19r-23v)
    • 5
    • 7
    • ff. 24r-30v
    • [፬]V(7; s.l.: 3, stub after 5/fols. 24r-30v)
    • 6
    • 8
    • ff. 31r-38v
    • ፭VI(8/fols. 31r-38v)
    • 7
    • 2
    • ff. 39r-40v
    • VII(2/fols. 39r-40v)
    • 8
    • 8
    • ff. 41r-48v
    • VIII(8; s.l.: 3, stub after 5; 6, stub after 2/fols. 41r-48v)
    • 9
    • 8
    • ff. 49r-56v
    • IX(8/fols. 49r-56v)
    • 10
    • 8
    • ff. 57r-64v
    • [n.l.]X(8/fols. 57r-64v)
    • 11
    • 2
    • ff. 65r-66v
    • XI(2; s.l.: 1, stub after 1; 2, stub before 1/fols. 65r-66v)
    • 12
    • 6
    • ff. 67r-72v
    • XII(6/fols. 67r-72v)
    • 13
    • 8
    • ff. 73r-80v
    • ፪XIII(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 6; 7, stub after 1/fols. 73r-80v)
    • 14
    • 8
    • ff. 81r-88v
    • ፫XIV(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 7; 7, stub after 2/fols. 81r-88v)
    • 15
    • 8
    • ff. 89r-96v
    • XV(8 s.l.: 3, stub after 6; 6, stub after 3/fols. 89r-96v)
    • 16
    • 6
    • ff. 97r-102v
    • XVI(6; s.l.: 2, stub after 4; 5, stub after 1/fols. 97r-102v)
    • 17
    • 5
    • ff. 103r-107v
    • XVII(5; s.l.: 5, stub before 1/fols. 103r-107v)
    • 18
    • 6
    • ff. 108r-113v
    • XVIII(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 4; 4, stub after 3/fols. 108r-113v)
    • 19
    • 6
    • ff. 114r-119v
    • XIX(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 3; 4, stub after 2/fols. 114r-119v)
    • 20
    • 6
    • ff. 120r-125v
    • XX(6/fols. 120r-125v)
    • 21
    • 6
    • ff. 126r-131v
    • XXI(6; s.l.: 2, stub after 4; 5, stub after 1/fols. 126r-131v)
    • 22
    • 6
    • ff. 132r-137v
    • XXII(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 3; 4, stub after 2/fols. 132r-137v)
    • 23
    • 6
    • ff. 138r-143v
    • XXIII(6/fols. 138r-143v).

Collation diagrams


I(2; s.l.: 1, stub after 2; 2, stub after 1/fols. 1r-2v)
Collation diagram Quire 1 1 Unit #1 Unit #2

II(8/fols. 3r-10v)
Collation diagram Quire 2 3 10 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

፪III(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 6; 7, stub after 1/fols. 11r-18v)
Collation diagram Quire 3 11 18 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4 Unit #5

፫IV(5; s.l.: 2, stub after 4/fols. 19r-23v)
Collation diagram Quire 4 19 23 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3

[፬]V(7; s.l.: 3, stub after 5/fols. 24r-30v)
Collation diagram Quire 5 24 30 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

፭VI(8/fols. 31r-38v)
Collation diagram Quire 6 31 38 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

VII(2/fols. 39r-40v)
Collation diagram Quire 7 39 40 Unit #1

VIII(8; s.l.: 3, stub after 5; 6, stub after 2/fols. 41r-48v)
Collation diagram Quire 8 41 48 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4 Unit #5

IX(8/fols. 49r-56v)
Collation diagram Quire 9 49 56 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

[n.l.]X(8/fols. 57r-64v)
Collation diagram Quire 10 57 64 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

XI(2; s.l.: 1, stub after 1; 2, stub before 1/fols. 65r-66v)
Collation diagram Quire 11 66 Unit #1 Unit #2

XII(6/fols. 67r-72v)
Collation diagram Quire 12 67 72 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3

፪XIII(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 6; 7, stub after 1/fols. 73r-80v)
Collation diagram Quire 13 73 80 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4 Unit #5

፫XIV(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 7; 7, stub after 2/fols. 81r-88v)
Collation diagram Quire 14 81 88 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4 Unit #5

XV(8 s.l.: 3, stub after 6; 6, stub after 3/fols. 89r-96v)
Collation diagram Quire 15 89 96 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4 Unit #5

XVI(6; s.l.: 2, stub after 4; 5, stub after 1/fols. 97r-102v)
Collation diagram Quire 16 97 102 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

XVII(5; s.l.: 5, stub before 1/fols. 103r-107v)
Collation diagram Quire 17 107 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3

XVIII(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 4; 4, stub after 3/fols. 108r-113v)
Collation diagram Quire 18 108 113 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

XIX(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 3; 4, stub after 2/fols. 114r-119v)
Collation diagram Quire 19 114 119 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

XX(6/fols. 120r-125v)
Collation diagram Quire 20 120 125 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3

XXI(6; s.l.: 2, stub after 4; 5, stub after 1/fols. 126r-131v)
Collation diagram Quire 21 126 131 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

XXII(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 3; 4, stub after 2/fols. 132r-137v)
Collation diagram Quire 22 132 137 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3 Unit #4

XXIII(6/fols. 138r-143v).
Collation diagram Quire 23 138 143 Unit #1 Unit #2 Unit #3

Formula: ff. 1r-2v I(2; s.l.: 1, stub after 2; 2, stub after 1/fols. 1r-2v) ; ff. 3r-10v II(8/fols. 3r-10v) ; ff. 11r-18v ፪III(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 6; 7, stub after 1/fols. 11r-18v) ; ff. 19r-23v ፫IV(5; s.l.: 2, stub after 4/fols. 19r-23v) ; ff. 24r-30v [፬]V(7; s.l.: 3, stub after 5/fols. 24r-30v) ; ff. 31r-38v ፭VI(8/fols. 31r-38v) ; ff. 39r-40v VII(2/fols. 39r-40v) ; ff. 41r-48v VIII(8; s.l.: 3, stub after 5; 6, stub after 2/fols. 41r-48v) ; ff. 49r-56v IX(8/fols. 49r-56v) ; ff. 57r-64v [n.l.]X(8/fols. 57r-64v) ; ff. 65r-66v XI(2; s.l.: 1, stub after 1; 2, stub before 1/fols. 65r-66v) ; ff. 67r-72v XII(6/fols. 67r-72v) ; ff. 73r-80v ፪XIII(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 6; 7, stub after 1/fols. 73r-80v) ; ff. 81r-88v ፫XIV(8; s.l.: 2, stub after 7; 7, stub after 2/fols. 81r-88v) ; ff. 89r-96v XV(8 s.l.: 3, stub after 6; 6, stub after 3/fols. 89r-96v) ; ff. 97r-102v XVI(6; s.l.: 2, stub after 4; 5, stub after 1/fols. 97r-102v) ; ff. 103r-107v XVII(5; s.l.: 5, stub before 1/fols. 103r-107v) ; ff. 108r-113v XVIII(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 4; 4, stub after 3/fols. 108r-113v) ; ff. 114r-119v XIX(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 3; 4, stub after 2/fols. 114r-119v) ; ff. 120r-125v XX(6/fols. 120r-125v) ; ff. 126r-131v XXI(6; s.l.: 2, stub after 4; 5, stub after 1/fols. 126r-131v) ; ff. 132r-137v XXII(6; s.l.: 3, stub after 3; 4, stub after 2/fols. 132r-137v) ; ff. 138r-143v XXIII(6/fols. 138r-143v).;

Formula 1: 1 (), 2 (8), 3 (8), 4 (5), 5 (7), 6 (8), 7 (2), 8 (8), 9 (8), 10 (8), 11 (2), 12 (6), 13 (8), 14 (8), 15 (8), 16 (6), 17 (5), 18 (6), 19 (6), 20 (6), 21 (6), 22 (6), 23 (6),

Formula 2: 1 (), 2 (8), 3 (8), 4 (5), 5 (7), 6 (8), 7 (2), 8 (8), 9 (8), 10 (8), 11 (2), 12 (6), 13 (8), 14 (8), 15 (8), 16 (6), 17 (5), 18 (6), 19 (6), 20 (6), 21 (6), 22 (6), 23 (6),

State of preservation

good

Condition

The spine cover is torn off. Many fols. are stained with wax. A piece of lacking parchment has been attached by means of leather stitches onto 26. Holes are amended on fols. 6, 14, 25, 43, 45, 49, 54, 59, 62, 94, 95, 98, 121, 122, 130.

Binding

Two wooden boards covered with reddish-brown tooled leather; textile inlays. Two pairs of sewing stations.

Endbands

Binding decoration

A pair of chains of endband stitches at the remains of the spine cover, close to the head of the codex. A row of holes is visible on the spine fold of the quires, close to the tail of the codex. Turn-ins are laced with a cord.

Binding material

wood

leather

textile

Original binding

No

Layout

Layout note 1

Number of columns: 2

Number of lines: 30

H 250mm
W 220mm
Intercolumn 13mm
Margins
top 25
bottom 50
right 20
left 10
intercolumn 13

All data for 4r.

- Ms * has a sum of layout height of 325mm which is greater than the object height of 0mm

Layout note 2

Ruling

  • (Subtype: pattern) Ruling pattern: 1A-1A-1A1A/0-0/0-0/C.
  • The upper line is written above the ruling.
  • The upper line is written below the ruling on 20, 26, 30, 31, 51, 59-63, 75, 139.
  • The bottom line is written above the ruling.

Pricking

  • Pricking and ruling are visible.
  • Ruling pricks are visible.

Other

  • coronis :

Ab without type

  • THIS ab element does not have a required type. The bottom ruled lined is not used on 55, 57, 59-61v, 91-93, 99, 130r.

Palaeography

    coronis

    Yes

    coronis: (Excerpt from f. 3r)

    Hand

    Ethiopic: Mediocre

    rubrication: Nomina sacra; names of the commissioners; a few lines or groups of lines (alternating with black lines) of the incipits of the texts; word mǝʿrāf; “tituli” written in the upper margins; stichometry; elements of the punctuation signs and Ethiopic numerals.

    Ink: Black, vermilion

    Abbreviations

    • ምዕ፡, ምዕራ፡ for ምዕራፍ፡
    19th century (?)

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    Suggested Citation of this record

    Denis Nosnitsin, Stéphane Ancel, Ekaterina Gusarova, Pietro Maria Liuzzo, ʻGulo Maḵadā, Sabayā Māryām, SM-015ʼ, in Alessandro Bausi, ed., Die Schriftkultur des christlichen Äthiopiens und Eritreas: Eine multimediale Forschungsumgebung / Beta maṣāḥǝft (Last Modified: 10.5.2016) http://betamasaheft.eu/manuscripts/ESsm015 DOI:10.25592/BetaMasaheft.ESsm015 [Accessed: 2018-06-21+02:00]

    Revisions of the data

    • Pietro Maria Liuzzo transformed from mycore to TEI P5 on 10.5.2016
    • Ekaterina Gusarova last edited on 20.2.2015
    • Stéphane Ancel created on 24.2.2011
    • Denis Nosnitsin registered on 14.5.2010

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