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Rahlfs 1114

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod.graec. 478.
s. XII | Parchment, 295 ff., 230 × 170 mm, 1 (apart from ff. 287r-288v) col., 28 lines per page. |  Minuscule. | Scribe: At least 8 different scribes. The main hand is dated to the 12th c.. | Patron: Ἀντώνιος Ἔπαρχος (15-16th c.)  RGK I.23, RGK II.32, RGK III.36.
Commentaries on the Psalms and the Odes.
Content
1r–4vProem to the Psalter and encomium of David (Προοίμιον εἰς τὸν Ψαλτῆρα καὶ ἐγκώμιον εἰς τὸν Δαβίδ). PG 128, 41-53A (the text is ascribed to Euthymius Zigabenos)
5r–8vCatena on the Psalms 41-44 by Origen, Gregory of Nazianzus, Gregory of Nyssa and other authors. Probably by a thirteenth-century hand, cf. the notes by J. Paramelle and M. J. Rondeau
9r–261rTheodoretus’ Commentary on the Psalms (the beginning and the comm. on Ps 75-78 is missing). Marginal scholia from a Catena on the Ps 73-88 (ff. 148b-169a). PG 80, 861B-1997B. On the Catena see Mühlenberg 1978
261r–287rCatena on the Odes (Ἑρμηνεῖαι διαφόρων ἐξηγητῶν εἰς τὰς ᾠδὰς). The same catena occurs in Ra 1691 (München, BSB, cod. graec. 66) and in Ra 1692 (München, BSB, cod. graec. 296). CPG C045-C046
287r–288vA list naming the genuine homilies of John Chrysostom (Οἱ ἀληθῶς τοῦ Χρυσοστόμου γνήσιοι λόγοι, οἱ δὲ τούτων ἔξωθεν ψευδεῖς). PG 64, 141-146
288v–290vAnonymous treatise on the soul. PG 10, 1137-1145 and PG 91, 353-361
290vFragment from Gregory of Nazianzus’ Oration 1 (On Easter and on his Slowness).
291rFragment of prophecies entitled Προγνωστικόν.
291vFragment on rhetoric.
292v–295vFragment of a theological text on the divine nature.
Bibliography
Ceulemans, R., "La transmission manuscrite de la chaîne CPG C 84 : nouveaux témoins grecs, une traduction latine et sélections humanistes", Revue d’histoire des textes 14 (2014), 44.
Mühlenberg E., Psalmenkommentare aus der Katenenüberlieferung, III (Patristische Texte und Studien 19), Berlin–New York 1978, 11–12.
Vanderschelden, L., “Two Alleged Witnesses of the Catena of the Paris Psalter : Vaticani graeci 617 and 1519" , Sacris Erudiri 57 (2018), 405.
Catalogues
Hardt, I., Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum graecorum Bibliothecae Regiae Bauaricae, V, München 1812, 21–24.
Rahlfs, A., Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 158 (https://archive.org/details/verzeichnisdergr00rahl).