Manuscript
MADRID - Biblioteca Nacional Vitr. 26-2 (olim N.2)

Content Historiographica   > John Skylitzes   (person page)
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Scribe
Anonymous (episkopos of Radoviš)
Date 12th c.
Origin Messina < Sicily < Southern Italy < Italy
Bibliography
Identification Diktyon (Pinakes), 40403
Comment De Andrés (1987):
p. 532: 'Saec. XII med-ex. (...) cum 574 imaginibus colore depictis illustratum'.
p. 534: 'Escrito, según N. G. Wilson, probablemente en Palermo hacia 1158 para los Reyes Normandos, por dos manos contemporáneas'.
See Tsamakda (2000: 148-149) and (2002: 16-19) for the location of the production of the manuscript as Messina.
Tsamakda (2002: 16-19) also discusses at length the dating issue for this manuscript, and concludes: "The dating proposals range from the first to the last quarter of the twelfth century". (p.19)
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