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Rahlfs 1039

Kraków, Jagiellonian Library, Berolinensis graec. qu. 58. No diktyon: 1039.
s. X-XI  s. XII, according to de Boor and Rahlfs | Parchment, 534 ff., 225 × 174 mm  Original byzantine binding in decorated dark brown leather with clasps (text area: 100 x 100 mm  145 × 100 (ff. 1r–19r): Ruling Type: 20C1; letters hanging from the ruling line; 100 × 100 (ff. 20r–533v): Unrecognized Ruling Type. Letters hanging from the ruling line; Line spacing: 1cm), 1 col., var. lines per page  27/33 lines per page: ff. 1r–19v; 10/12 lines per page: ff. 20r–533v. |  Majuscule (Auszeichnungsmajuskel; Title); Minuscule (Bouletée; Text). | Provenance: “Ex Bibl. Regia Berolin.” (ff. 1r, 533r). The manuscript comes from a Greek island and was bought in Paris in 1880.  cf. de Boor
Catena in Psalmos et Odas. | Defective at its beginning. There are marginal notes from different hands. Some leaves have suffered extensive damage in their margins (i.e. ff. 317, 523, 534). The codex was restored using fragments from other Greek manuscripts (i.e. ff. 220, 227r). Indication of the quires from α′ to ξη′. Ff. 112v-113r, 522v-523, 531r-534v: the comment is lacking. | Text-type: L.
Content
1r–10vAthanasius Alexandrinus, Argumentum in Psalmos inc. Ογδοήκοντα ὀκτῶ (sic) ἀκόλουθοι. Τῶν οὖν τεσσάρων ἀρχόντων παράκεινται ψαλμοὶ, ὡς καὶ αἱ ἐπιγραφαὶ διδάσκουσιν. CPG 2238, PG 27, 54 lin. 34
10vEusebius Caesariensis, Commentarii in Psalmos inc. Εὐσεβίου εἰς τὰς ἐπιγραφὰς τῶν ψαλμῶν ἑρμηνεία σύντομος. CPG 3467, PG 23, 66
11rEusebius Caesariensis, Hypomnema de Psalmis Titl. Διάψαλμα. inc. Ἐν οἷς ψαλμοῖς τὰ διαψάλματα φέρεται, ἐν τούτοις ὁ Ἀκύλας ἀντὶ τοῦ διαψάλματος πεποίηκεν ᾆσμα, ἡ δὲ πέμπτη ἔκδοσις διὰ παντός. Ed. Die Prologtexte zu den Psalmen von Origenes und Eusebius (TU 183), hrsg. v. Bandt C./ Risch F. X./Villani B., Berlin et al. 2019, 262
11v–16rAthanasius Alexandrinus, Epistula ad Marcellinum inc. Εἰσὶ μὲν οὖν, ἵνα τοῦτο πρῶτόν τις τῆς βίβλου παρατηρήται; fin. Τοιοῦτος οὖν ἐστι καὶ ὁ χαρακτὴρ εἰς ὠφέλειαν τοῖς ἀνθρώποις ἐκ τῆς βίβλου τῶν Ψαλμῶν. CPG 2097, PG 27, 25 lin. 42–37, lin. 45
16v–19rEusebius Caesariensis, Περιοχαὶ εἰς τοὺς ψαλμούς Ed. Die Prologtexte zu den Psalmen von Origenes und Eusebius (TU 183), hrsg. v. Bandt C./ Risch F. X./Villani B., Berlin et al. 2019, 128–141
19rLower margin: Prognostic sentence written in red ink
19vThe Hallelujah with musical notes written by a later Hand
20r–496vPs 1–150 ff. 20r–21r, Commentary on Psalms by Theodoret of Cyrrhus, PG 80, 865–873; ff. 21v-496v, unknown catena
497rPs 150:9a–151:7 Written by a later hand
497vNo text, only marginal comment Beginning of the Catena to Od 1 (CPG C45). Inc. ᾠδή ἐστιν φωνὴ ἐμμελῶς ἀποδιδομένη ἐναρμόνιως χωρὶς ἐνηχήσεως ὀργάνου
498r–501rOd 1 With catena (CPG C45)
501r–509rOd 2
509v–511vOd 3
511v–515vOd 4
515v–517vOd 5
517v–519rOd 6
519r–522vOd 7
522v–523vDaniel 3:46–3:51
525r–526rOd 8
526r–528vOd 9
529r–521rOd 13
531r–534vOd 12
Bibliography
Parpulov, G.: Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, Plovdiv 2014, 146, Appendix B1 (“lost”). 
Catalogues
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 29. 
Studemund, W./Cohn, L./de Boor, C.: Verzeichnisse der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin. Vol. I et II, Codices ex bibliotheca Meermanniana Phillippici graeci nunc Berolinenses, I–II, Die Handschriften–Verzeichnisse der Königlichen Bibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin 1890, 1897, Vol. II (1897), 207 (no. 360).