Beta

Rahlfs 1171

Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. gr. 619. No diktyon: 67250.
a. 1014  a. 1014 (Rahlfs), a. 1016 (Parpulov), before November a. 1021 (Dorival) | Parchment, 348 ff., 222 × 150 mm, 1 col., 16/40 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Italian hands); Majuscule (Auszeichnungsmajuskel; ff. 13r, 332v-333r). | Provenance: Southern Italy. | Owner: Λέων (s. XI).
Psalms and Odes with marginal catena. | The f. 347 is lacking. Prognostic sentences have been added in the upper margin by a later hand. The catena includes hexaplaric readings, see for instance the marginal notes on ff. 210v, 211v, 214v, 215v, 220v, 227v. The initials are written in red, blue and yellow colour.Text-type: L.
Content
Ir–IvDrawing of a man and scribblings
IIr–IIvScribblings
1r–5rTheodoret of Cyrus, Protheoria to the Psalms PG 80, 857-865
5rNotes by later hands
5v–6rOde 14 and a prayer
6vThe Nicene Creed
7r–9vHypothesis of the Psalms by Eusebius of Caesarea PG 23, 68B-72C
10r–12vPaschal tables
13rThe hymn Φῶς ἱλαρόν and a possession note
13v–16rTheophilos the Elder, Interpretation of the Lord’s Prayer, tit. “ἐρμηνία (sic) και διδασκαλία Θεoφίλου πρεσβυτέρου εἰς τὸ πάτερ ἡμῶν ὁ ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς” cf. Parpulov (2014: 167)
16vFragment related to the prognostic sentences
17r–332vPs 1-151 with catena CPG C40.15
333r–333vMakarismoi
334r–335vOde 1 with catena CPG C40.15
335v–339vOde 2 with catena
339v–340vOde 3 with catena
340v–341rOde 4 with catena
341r–341vOde 5 with catena
341v–342rOde 6 with catena
342r–343rOde 7 with catena
343r–344vDaniel 3:46-51 and Ode 8 with catena
344v–345rOde 9 with catena
345r–345vOde 11 with catena
346r–346vOde 12, Ode 13:29-30 with catena
348rFragment related to the prognostic sentences
Bibliography
Dorival, G.: Les chaînes exégétiques grecques sur les Psaumes: contribution à l'étude d'une forme littéraire, III, Leuven 1992, 137–170 (On the date of the manuscript see p. 169).
Lake, K., Lake, S.: Dated Greek Minuscule Manuscripts to the Year 1200, Manuscripts in Rome, vol. 7, Boston 1937, 12.
Lucà, S., “Dalle collezioni manoscritte di Spagna: Libri originari o provenienti dall'Italia greca medievale”, Rivista di Studi Bizantini e Neoellenici 44 (2007), 38–96, 76 (n. 91).
Mühlenberg, E.: Psalmenkommentare aus der Katenenüberlieferung, Band III, Berlin–New York 1978, 98–99.
Parpulov, G.: Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, ca. 850–1350 AD, Plovdiv 2014, 99 (n. 40), 102 (n. 57), 167, 170, 236 (n. 45), Appendix B1. 
Rodriquez, M.: “Riflessioni sui palinsesti giuridici dell'area dello Stretto”, in A. Rigo (ed.), Vie per Bisanzio. VIII Congresso Nazionale dell'Associazione Italiana di Studi Bizantini. Venezia, 25–28 novembre 2009, Due punti 25, Bari 2013, 625–645.
Catalogues
Devreesse, R.: Codices Vaticani Graeci, III: Codices 604–866, Vatican City 1950, 26–28.
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 252.