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Ferrara, Biblioteca Comunale Ariostea, Cl. II. 187 I + 187 II + 188 II. GA Number: 582.
s. XI, XIV  XI (187 II, ff. 187v–188v), XIV | Paper (187 I; 188 II; 187 II, ff. 001–187 (?); 189r–214); Parchment (187 II, ff. 187v–188v)  from an 11th century Latin manuscript, cf. Martini, Catalogo, p. 351, 211 + 214 + 114 ff., 400 × 310 mm, 1 col., 39 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Later Palaeologian Hands). | Scribes: Γεώργιος Σιμονάκι (s. XIV)  187 II, ff. 189r–214. PLP 25352; Subscription, f. 214v: Γεώργιος Σιμονάκι μαθιτὴς τοῦ Ἡὁάννη τοῦ Καβουρά. For Ἰωάννης Καβουρᾶς (s. XIV) see PLP 10105–10106, Ξένος Νικόδημος (s. XV)  187 I, ff. 1–211v; 187 II, ff. 1–187r; 188 II, ff. 1r–114v. VGH 1294, PLP 20889; Martini, Catalogo, 351. | Provenance: The manuscript was offered to the convento dei PP. Carmelitani Scalzi di S. Paolo in Ferrara by Cardinal Bessarion in 1438.  Cf. Martini, Catalogo, 353; Rahlfs, Verzeichnis, 60Owner: Βησσαρίων  RGK I, nr. 41. RGK II, nr. 61. RGK III, nr. 77.
Complete Bible. | The manuscript is divided into three volumes. Psalter and Odes have been added by a second scribe, Γεώργιος Σιμονάκι. The titles and initial letters are rubricated. There are some marginal glosses in Latin of a later hand. Corrections and additions in Greek are written in the margins by a second hand.Text-type: non-Lucianic text.
Content
187 I, ff. 1–178rOct, Reg I-IV, Par I-II
187 I, ff. 178v–195vEsdr I-II
187 I, ff. 196r–200rTob
187 I, ff. 200v–206vIdt
187 I, ff. 207r–211vEst
I87 II, ff. 1r–12rIob
187 II, ff. 12v–22vProv
187 II, ff. 23r–26rEccl
187 II, ff. 26v–28rCant
187 II, ff. 28v–34rSap
187 II, ff. 34v–51vSir
187 II, ff. 52r–139rIV proph
187 II, ff. 139v–160vXII proph
187 II, ff. 161r–187rMac I-II
187 II, ff. 187v–188vEz 14:23–17:10 in Latin
187 II, ff. 189r–214Ps and Od
188 II, ff. 1r–114vN.T.
Bibliography
Hoskier, H.: Concerning the Text of the Apocalypse: Collations of All Existing Available Greek Documents with the Standard Text of Stephen's Third Edition, Together with the Testimony of Versions, Commentaries and Fathers. A Complete Conspectus of All Authorities, vol. I, London 1929, 308–313.
Labowsky, L.: Bessarion’s library and the Biblioteca Marciana, Roma 1979 (Sussidi eruditi, 31).
Catalogue
Gregory, G. R.: Textkritik des Neuen Testamentes, vols. I–III, Leipzig 1900–1909, I, 205; III, 205, 281, 305, 321, 1108.
Martini, E.: Catalogo dei manoscritti esistenti nelle biblioteche italiane, vol. I, part. II, Milano 1896, 351–352 (187 I, II–188 II).
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen 2), Berlin 1914, 59–61.