(Kyriacodromion). Monachos Agapios, Athanasio Lando.


Enetinsin (Venice): Nicholas Glykei (Nicolo Glichi), 1797. 1797. Hardcover. Large 8vo. (8),324pp. Early binding of leather spine, gilt; leather corners, marbled paper sides. Pleasing woodcut on tittle, and a large woodcut headpiece at the beginning of the text. Title page remargined, a couple of other page repairs with slight loss, long inscription in Greek on the front pastedown and an annotation in the same hand in the bottom margin of p. 263, light wear to edges but a very good copy.

56 sermons including general Sunday topics, followed by specific sermons on Matthew and Luke, and on the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. This is followed by the 11 Eothinons, or Resurrectional and post-Resurrection Gospel readings for the Orthros service. In Greek.

Agapios was a monk on Athos and one of the most popular Greek religious writers. The Glykei family, originally from Iannina, Greece, founded a printing shop in Venice in 1670 which remained in the family until 1885.

This is an early printing of Agapios' Kyriacodromion; It was first published in 1684. Very good. Item #20625

Price: $450.00

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