Beta

Rahlfs 1174

Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. gr. 753. No diktyon: 67384.
s. XI | Parchment, 321 ff., 260 × 190 mm, 1 col., 9 (Psalms), 27–32 (Catena) lines per page. |  Minuscule (Scholarly hand). | Owners: Μοναχὸς Αντώνιος, see f. 321v, Χριστόδουλος, see f. 321v.
Psalms with catena. | This is a densely written catena, which is formulated either as a marginal catena or as a full-page commentary. It contains excerpts from John Chrysostom, Origen, Theodoret of Cyrus, Basil of Ceasarea, Gregory of Nyssa, as well as hexaplaric notes. See, for instance, the references to Symmachus on ff. 12r, 122r, 245r, 289r. | Text-type: L.
Content
1rBlank
1v–2vTable of Contents
3r–3rIambic poem on Theodore and Theophanes Graptos, inc. “Πάντων ποθούντων προστρέχειν πρὸς τὴν πόλιν”. see Vassis (2005: 596-597)
3r–5vIambic poems on various subjects ed. Sola 1916
6r–319vPs 77-151 with catena Catena Type XXIII (Karo-Lietzmann), CPG C36
320rFragment from Epiphanius of Salamis, On Weights and Measures
320r–321rFragment from Ps. Libanius, On Epistolary Styles
321vPossession notes by later hands
Bibliography
Dorival, G.: Les chaînes exégétiques grecques sur les Psaumes: contribution à l'étude d'une forme littéraire, vol. III, Leuven 1992, 266–267.
Lauxtermann, M.: Byzantine Poetry from Pisides to Geometres, Vol. 1, WBS 24, Vienna 2003, 327–328.
Mühlenberg, E.: Psalmenkommentare aus der Katenenüberlieferung, Band III, Berlin–New York 1978, 35, 111–114.
Parpulov, G.:Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, ca. 850–1350 AD, Plovdiv 2014, Appendix B1. 
Sola, G.: “Giambografi sconosciuti dell’ XI secolo”, Roma e l’ oriente 11 (1916), 18–27, 149–153.
Vassis, I.: Initia Carminum Byzantinorum (Supplementa Byzantina, Texte und Untersuchungen), Berlin/New York 2005.
Catalogues
Devreesse, R.: Codices Vaticani Graeci. Tomus III: Codices 604–866, Vatican City 1950, 268–269.
Karo, G., Lietzmann, I.: “Catenarum graecarum catalogus” in Nachrichten der Königl. Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen (Philologisch–historische Klasse), Göttingen 1902, 60. 
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 255. 
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