Jerusalem, Greek Orthodox Patriarchate, ms. Taphou 40

Manuscript Pages

Additional Information

  • Acquired: donated by the estate of L.G. Westerink
  • Film: 35mm Black-and-white Positive


Westerink’s box:

Taphos 40
(ff 290)
Constantinus Acropolites
15th cent.
S.U.N.Y. Buffalo

Photographer’s label (photograph, first frame):

Microfilmed in Jerusalem
The Library of Congress
Photoduplication Service
in Cooperation with
the American Schools
of Oriental Research

Second photo-label:

Orthodox Patriarchate
Language: Greek
Ms. No. Taphos 40
Subject: Constantine Akropolites
Dimensions: 24 x 17.7
Folios: 290
Material: Parchment
Date: 13

Far, far clearer and easier to make out than the negative version (WEST.JER.2.2), which it seems to have been made from, especially in its titles, erasures &c.; Much that is obscured beyond intelligibility in that film is obvious in this one.

218r provides only minimal difficulty. The long note on 220r is completely or nearly completely legible. Some pages slightly faint (ex. gr. 223r, 224v, 252r, 266r) but all legible.