Beta

Rahlfs 1123

Oxford, Bodleian Library, E. D. Clarke 15. No diktyon: 47770.
a. 1078 | Parchment, 257 ff., 110 × 140 mm  Text area: 64 × 45, 1 col., 16 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Perlschrift; ff. 11-231r, 232-254); Majuscule (Εpigraphische Auszeichnungsmajuskel; ff. 3-11, 231v). | Owners: Μάρκος, μονότροπος (11th c.), Παναγιώτης Κεχαγιάς (18th c.?), cf. the possession note on f. 10v..
Psalms and Odes. | The manuscript is beautifully decorated with gilded lettering, initials and headpieces in gold, red, blue and green colour. Iambic monostichs mark the beginning of each Ode.Text-type: L.
Content
Ιr–IvFragments of hymns. The folio derives from another manuscript.
1r–2vMichael Psellos, Poem on the Psalms https://www.dbbe.ugent.be/occurrences/16927
3r–9rPoem in hexameters https://www.dbbe.ugent.be/occurrences/16928
9vMiniature of a cross and an epigram https://www.dbbe.ugent.be/occurrences/17230
10rBlank
10vMiniature of David
11r–230vPs 1-151
231rComment on the word “διάψαλμα”, inc. “Τοῦ διαψάλματος τὴν ἐπιγραφὴν ἄλλοι μὲν ἄλλο σημαίνειν εἰρήκασιν”.
231vEpigram surrounded by an ornamented frame https://www.dbbe.ugent.be/occurrences/17231
232r–233vOde 1
233v–238vOde 2
238v–240rOde 3
240r–242rOde 4
242r–243vOde 5
243v–244rOde 6
244r–246vOde 7
246v–249rDaniel 46-51 and Ode 8
249r–250vOde 9
250v–252rOde 11
252r–254rOde 12
254v–256vEaster tables
257r–257vFragments of hymns. The folio derives from another manuscript, cf. f. I.
Bibliography
Bernard, F. and K. Demoen, “Book Epigrams”, in W. Hörandner, A. Rhoby, N. Zagklas, A Companion to Byzantine Poetry, Leiden 2019, 404–429, 412, 419.
Crostini, B., “Perils of Travel or Joys of Heaven? Reconsidering the Travelling Hypothesis for Bodleian Library, MS E. D. Clarke 15 and the function of Diminutive Manuscripts”, Manuscripta 63/1 (2019), 63–104.
Hutter, I., Corpus der byzantinischen Miniaturenhandschriften, I, Stuttgart 1977, 46–47.
Lake, K. and S. Lake, Dated Greek Minuscule manuscripts to the year 1200, II, Boston 1934, 12.
Lauxtermann, M., “The Perils of Travel: Mark the Monk and Bodl. E.D. Clarke 15”, in F. Bernard and K. Demoen (eds.), Poetry and its Contents in Eleventh–century Byzantium, Farnham/Burlington 2012, 195–206.
Parpulov, G., Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, ca. 850–1350 AD, Plovdiv 2014, 130 (https://archive.org/details/ByzPsalters).
Rhoby, A., Ausgewählte Byzantinische Epigramme in Illuminierten Handschriften, Wien 2018, 318–320.
Stefec, R., “Anmerkungen zu weiteren Epigrammen in epigraphischer Auszeichnungsmajuskel”, Byzantion 81 (2011), 326–361, 339–348.
Catalogues
Gaisford, T., Catalogus sive notitia manusciptorum qui a cel. E.D. Clarke compariti in Bibliotheca Bodleiana adversantur, Oxford 1812, 57–61 (https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433057514238&view=1up&seq=67).
Madan F., A Summary Catalogue of Western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford, IV, Oxford 1897, 302 (https://archive.org/details/ASummaryCatalogueOfWesternManuscriptsV4/page/n321/mode/2up).
Rahlfs, A., Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 171 (https://archive.org/details/verzeichnisdergr00rahl).