Beta

Rahlfs 101

Oxford, Christ Church, Wake gr. 61. No diktyon: 48583.
a. 1391 | Parchment; Paper (ff. 4, 5, 138, 140, 141, 165), 222 ff., 280 × 190 mm, 1 col., 19 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Hodegon style). | Scribe: Ἰωάσαφ τῆς μονῆς τῶν Οδηγῶν  RGK I 208, II 287, III 344. | Provenance: Constantinople, Hodegon Monastery. | Owner: According to Turyn (1980:145), the manuscript was kept during the 17th and the early 18th centuries in the area around Trebizond.
Psalms and Odes (illustrated). | As the many hymns indicate, the manuscript was meant to serve liturgical purposes. Some of its folios have been lost and as a result its content is incomplete.Text-type: L.
Content
Upper cover (verso)Note by a monk (17th c.)
1Fragment of a paschal table added by a later hand. It refers to the years 1404–1410.
1vMiniature of David
2r–6vPs 2:5b-Ps 8
6v–7vKathisma α´: trisagion, catanyctic troparia from the Triodion (inc. ὅτι τὸ πέλαγος πολὺ τῶν παραπτωμάτων μου, Σωτήρ) and a prayer.
8r–13vPs 9:13b-Ps 16
13v–15vKathisma β´: trisagion, catanyctic stichera from the Triodion (inc. Ἥμαρτον εἰς σέ, Σωτήρ, ὡς ὁ ἄσωτος υἱός) and a prayer.
15vPs 17:1-4b
16r–23vPs 17:18a-Ps 23
23v–25vKathisma γ´: trisagion, catanyctic stichera from the Triodion (inc. Ἑσπερινὸν ὕμνον προσφέρομέν σοι, Χριστέ, μετὰ θυμιάματος καὶ ᾠδῶν πνευματικῶν) and a prayer.
25v–30vPs 24-28:10a
31r–33rPs 30:12c-Ps 31
33r–34vKathisma δ´: trisagion, catanyctic stichera from the Triodion (inc. Ἤθελον δάκρυσιν ἐξαλεῖψαι τῶν ἐμῶν πταισμάτων, Κύριε) and a prayer.
34v–44rPs 32-36
44r–45rTrisagion, catanyctic stichera from the Triodion (inc. Κύριε, ἁμαρτάνων οὐ παύομαι, φιλανθρωπίας ἀξιούμενος οὐ γινώσκω) and a prayer.
45r–56vPs 37-45
56v–58vKathisma στ´: trisagion, catanyctic stichera from the Octoechos (inc. ἐν τῆ φρικτῆ παρουσία σου, Χριστέ, μὴ ἀκούσωμεν) and a prayer.
59r–68rPs 47:8-Ps 54
68r–69vKathisma ζ´: trisagion, stichera from the Triodion (inc. ὡς ὁ ἄσωτος υἱὸς ἦλθον κἀγὼ οἰκτίρμον) and a prayer.
69v–78vPs 55-63
78v–80rKathisma η´: trisagion, catanyctic stichera from the Triodion (inc. Σὲ τὸν βασιλέα καὶ δεσπότην ἄγγελοι ἀπαύστως ἀνυμνοῦσιν) and a prayer.
80r–89rPs 64-69
89r–91rKathisma θ´: trisagion, catanyctic stichera from the Octoechos (inc. Εἰ ὁ δίκαιος μόλις σώζεται, ἐγὼ ποῦ φανοῦμαι ὁ ἁμαρτωλός) and a prayer.
91r–99vPs 70-75:11a
100r–100vPs 76:14a-21c
100v–102rKathisma ι´: trisagion and catanyctic troparia. Part of the folio has been cut off.
102vMiniature depicting the Virgin Mary and the Monk Kaloeidas.
103rMiniature of Christ
103vBlank
104r–115rPs 77-84
115r–117vKathisma ια´: trisagion and catanyctic troparia from the Parakletike (inc. παροικοῦσα ἐν τῆ γῆ ψυχῆ μου μετανόησον).
117v–125vPs 85-90
125v–127rKathisma ιβ´: trisagion, catanyctic troparia from the Parakletike (inc. τὴν ταπεινὴν μου ψυχὴν ἐπίσκεψαι, Kύριε) and a prayer.
127v–135vPs 91-100
135v–137rKathisma ιγ´: trisagion and catanyctic kathismata from the Triodion (inc. Κριτοῦ καθεζομένου καὶ ἀγγέλων ἐστώτων) and a prayer.
137r–146rPs 101-104
146r–147vKathisma ιδ´: trisagion and catanyctic kathismata from the Triodion (inc. ἐννοῶ τὴν ἡμέραν τὴν φοβερὰν καὶ θρηνῶ μου τὰς πράξεις).
147v–156vPs 105-108
157r–158vKathisma ιε´: trisagion, catanyctic kathismata from the Parakletike (inc. ἔχουσα ψυχή μου τὸ ἰατρεῖον τῆς μετανοίας, πρόσελθε δακρύουσα), prayer.
158v–165vPs 109-117
166r–168rTroparia from the Triodion (the beginning is missing)
168r–179rPs 118
179r–181rKathisma ιστ´: trisagion and troparia (inc. Τὸν τάφον σου, Σωτήρ, ἐγγίζει ὁ καιρός).
181r–188rPs 119-133
188r–189vKathisma ιη´: trisagion, kathismata dedicated to the cross (inc. ἐξηγόρασας ἡμᾶς ἐκ τῆς κατάρας τοῦ νόμου τῶ τιμίω σου αἵματι τῶ σταυρῶ προσηλωθείς) and a prayer.
189v–199rPs 134-142
199r–200vKathisma ιθ´: trisagion, troparia (inc. Aἱ ἀνομίαι μου ψάμμον θαλάσσιον ὑπερνικήσασα τὴν ταπεινὴν μου ψυχή) and a prayer.
201r–207vPs 143-150
208r–212rOde 2:4d-10
212r–213rOde 3
213r–215rOde 4
215r–216vOde 5
216v–217rOde 6
217r–219rOde 7
219r–221rDaniel 3:46-51 and Ode 8
221r–222vOde 9
222vColophon in verses mentioning the name of the scribe DBBE
Bibliography
Bokotopoulos, P., “Ένα άγνωστο χειρόγραφο του κωδικογράφου Ιωάσαφ και οι μικρογραφίες του: το ψαλτήριο Christ Church Arch. W. Gr. 61 (πίν. 100–104)” Δελτίον Χριστιανικής Αρχαιολογικής Εταιρείας 8 (1976), 179–198.
Bravo Garcia, A. – I. Pérez Martin, I., “El Escorialensis T.III.4: Un códice con las obras de Demetrio Crisoloras copiado por Josafat de Hodegos y Esteban de Midia”, Segno e testo 3 (2005), 439–466, 440 (n. 3), 450.
Pérez Martín, I., “The Escorial Akathistos: the Last Manuscript Illuminated in Constantinople” Italia medioevale e umanistica 52 (2011), 227–262, 246 (n. 62).
Stefec, R., “Aspekte griechischer Buchproduktion in der Schwarzmeerregion”, Scripta 7 (2014), 205–233, 206.
Catalogues
Hutter, I., Corpus der byzantinischen Miniaturenhandschriften, vol. IV, Stuttgart 1993, 148–153.
Kitchin, G. W., Catalogus codicum MSS. in Bibliotheca Aedis Christii apud Oxonienses adservantur, Oxonii 1867, 26–27.
Rahlfs, A., Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 175. 
Turyn, A., Dated Greek Manuscripts of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries in the Libraries of Great Britain, Washington 1980, 142–146.