Some of the bookish treasures from the Monastery of St. John the Theologian, Patmos, Greece.
Established in 1088 by the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komemnos, the monastery has been a continuous centre of learning and religious life since.
-A 1498 edition of Aristophanes, from the press of Aldus Manutius
-The Book of Job from a Greek illuminated manuscript (7th - 10th century)
-Homilies of Gregory Nazianzenus (Calabria, 941)
-Gospel book cover (1787; donated by Michael Soutzos)
-Parts of the Codex Purpureus (6th century; silver ink on vellum dyed purple)
All found here.