Beta

Rahlfs 1179

Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vat. gr. 1812. No diktyon: 68441.
s. IX; s. X; s. XIII  ff. 1-168: s. XIII (scriptura superior); ff. 1-168: s. X (scriptura inferior); ff. 169r-170v: s. IX (cf. Agati: 1991, p. 48 n. 4) | Palimpsest (ff. 1-168)  The scriptura inferior is dated to the 10th c. and it contains troparia of the Pentecostarion. The scriptura superior is dated to the 13th c. and it consists of the Psalms.; Parchment (ff. 169-170), 170 ff., 190 × 130 mm, 1 col., 17 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Italian informal hand (scriptura superior)); Minuscule (Old angular minuscule (Scriptura inferior)); Minuscule (ff. 169r-170v: “Minuscola libraria” (cf. Agati: 1991)). | Provenance: Italy.  see Canart (1979: 248)
Psalms and Odes. | Canart dated the scriptura superior to s. XIII, whereas Rahlfs and Parpulov dated it to s. XII. | Text-type: L and B.
Content
1rIllegible scribal notes
1v–168vPs 17-118:55
169r–170vGregory of Nazianzus, Oration 28. Inc. “καὶ μέχρι τῶν οὐρανίων ὀδεύοντος”, des. “διοικεῖται ὁ ἄνθρωπος βούλει σοι καὶ τὰς τῶν”
Bibliography
Agati, M.: “Problemi di tratteggio e ductus nella minuscola libraria più antica”, in D. Harlfinger, G. Prato (eds.), Paleografia e codicologia greca (Atti del II Colloquio internazionale Berlino–Wolfenbüttel, 17–20 ottobre 1983), Alessandria 1991, 47–66, 48, 53, 55, 64, 66.
Canart, P.: Les Vaticani Graeci, 1487–1962: notes et documents pour l'histoire d'un fonds de manuscrits de la Bibliothèque vaticane (Studi e testi, 284) Città del Vaticano 1979, 248. 
Parpulov, G.: Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, ca. 850–1350 AD, Plovdiv 2014, Appendix B1. 
Catalogues
Canart, P.: Codices Vaticani Graeci: codices 1745–1962, Tomus I, Vaticano 1970, 190–191.
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 267.