Psalter (1v-2r) (01620)
Exhibition room: IV.3δ Monasteries: flowering and brilliance
Dimensions (cm): 28,5x20,5
Creator: Loukas the Cypriot
Folios 1v-2r have a whole-page miniature of the Prophet David and a decorative headpiece with an initial "M". Loukas the Cypriot, bishop of the city of Bozeos in Wallachia (1583) and Metropolitan of Hungaro-Wallachia from 1603 to 1629 signed the codex. He was one of the most important scribes of his time, and had a considerable circle of pupils. The codex was presented to the Byzantine Museum by Angeliki Chatzimachali.