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Rahlfs 1188

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery, gr. 31. No diktyon: 58406.
s. IX | Parchment, 269 ff., 160 × 115 mm  160 × 120 (Rahlfs), 160 × 110 (Gardthausen), 159 × 128 (Kamil), 160 × 115 (Harlfinger), 1 col., 24-25 lines per page. |  Majuscule (Maiuscola ogivale inclinata). | Provenance: Mount Sinai, Monastery of St. Catherine.
Psalms and Odes. | Kamil dates the manuscript to s. VIII–IX. | Text-type: L with few readings from U and S.
Content
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1v–2vThe Nicene Creed
2vIambic verses on the “symbol of faith” see DBBE: https://www.dbbe.ugent.be/occurrences/24248
2v–3rThe Lord’s Prayer
3rIambic verses see DBBE: https://www.dbbe.ugent.be/occurrences/24290
3r–4rIambic verses by Gregory of Nazianzus see DBBE: https://www.dbbe.ugent.be/types/6636
4v–241rPs 1-151
241rIambic verses on the Psalter see DBBE: https://www.dbbe.ugent.be/occurrences/24567
241r–243vOde 1
243v–249rOde 2
249r–250vOde 3
250v–253rOde 4
253r–254vOde 5
254v–255vOde 6
255v–258rOde 7
258v–261rDaniel 3:46-51 and Ode 8
261r–263rOde 9
263rOde 13
263vThe vesperal hymn Φῶς ἱλαρὸν
263v–265rOde 14
265r–266rThe Hymn of the Great Compline “Μεθ᾽ ἡμῶν ὁ Θεός”, cf. Isaiah 8:9-18
266r–267rMakarismoi
267r–269vOde 12
Bibliography
Harlfinger, D.: “Beispiele der Maiuscula ogivalis inclinata vom Sinai und aus Damaskus”, in M. D'Agostino (ed.), Alethes Philia. Studi in onore di Giancarlo Prato (Collectanea,) 23, Spoleto 2010, 461–477, 465, 467, 469, Pl. VIIIb. 
Parpulov, G.: Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, ca. 850–1350 AD, Plovdiv 2014, 82 (n. 28), 83 (n. 35, 36), 85 (n. 45), Appendix B1. 
Catalogues
Gardthausen, V.: Catalogus codicum graecorum Sinaiticorum, Oxford 1886, 9. 
Kamil, M.: Catalogue of all manuscripts of the Monastery of St. Catharine on Mount Sinai, Wiesbaden 1970, 63. 
Rahlfs, A., Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914. The manuscript preserves its original binding and the indication of the quires is still visible: <βʹ> – λδʹ, 287.