Beta

Rahlfs 1197

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery, Sinait. gr. 44 (Beneševič 5). No diktyon: 58419.
St. Petersburg, National Library of Russia, Petropol. gr. 268 (Granstrem 315). No diktyon: 57340.
a. 1121  a. 1122 (cf. Kamil) | Parchment, 215 ff., 1 col., 19–20 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Perlschrift). | Owner: Porfirij Uspenskij (1804–1885)  owner of Petropol. gr. 268.
Psalms and Odes. | Ps 1–150 with the troparia and a prayer at each kathisma. The manuscript has titles and initial letters rubricated. Ancient quires: from α´ to κη´. There are some marginal glosses in Arabic characters and in some places (e.g. ff. 155r, 159r) traces of some ancient restorations can be seen.Text-type: L.
Content
1r–79v (Sinait. gr.)Ps 1:1–65:18
Petropol. gr. 268Ps 65:19–67:6
80r–94v (Sinait. gr.)Ps 67:7–76:21
94v–95v (Sinait. gr.)Prayer In the prayer that follows Ps 76, some names have been written, and then cancelled, by a later hand
95v (Sinait. gr.)Miniature of Moses
96r–180v (Sinait. gr.)Ps 77:1–150:6
180v–181r (Sinait. gr.)Prayer
181r–181v (Sinait. gr.)Ps 151
182r–183r (Sinait. gr.)Od 1
183r–186v (Sinait. gr.)Od 2
186v–187v (Sinait. gr.)Od 3
187v–189v (Sinait. gr.)Od 4
189v–190r (Sinait. gr.)Od5
190v–191r (Sinait. gr.)Od 6
191r–193r (Sinait. gr.)Od 7
193r–193v (Sinait. gr.)Od 8
194r–195r (Sinait. gr.)Od 9
195r–195v (Sinait. gr.)Od 11
196r–197r (Sinait. gr.)Od 12
197r–199r (Sinait. gr.)Prayers
199v–200v (Sinait. gr.)Od 14 f. 200v, lin. 7, the funeral prayer (μεσόνυκτον) was added by a later hand (s. XV–XVI) 
201r–207r (Sinait. gr.)Μενολόγιον
207v–209v (Sinait. gr.)Βροντολόγιον γνωριζόμενον ἀπὸ τῆς ἰδίας σκιᾶς
209v–210r (Sinait. gr.)είσίν αἱ ἐναντίαι ἡμέραι, ἃς ὀφείλει φυλάττειν ὁ ἄνθρωπος τῶν μηνών τοῦ ὅλου χρόνου αὗται.
210r–211r (Sinait. gr.)διάγνωσις ἀκριβὴς περὶ τῶν ἀσθενούντων.
211r (Sinait. gr.)περὶ τοῦ γινώσκειν τὸν ποιμενικὸν ψῆφον τῆς σελήνης.
211v–213v (Sinait. gr.)τριαδικὰ τῶν ὀκτὼ ἤχων
213v (Sinait. gr.)ἐξαποστειλάριον τῶν ὀκτὼ ἤχων ψαλλόμενον ἐν ταῖς ἡμέραῖς τῶν νηστειῶν
214r–214v (Sinait. gr.)ὡρολόγιον γνωριζόμενον ἀπὸ τῆς ἰδίας σκιᾶς.
214v–215v (Sinait. gr.)πασχάλια ἃ ὀφείλομεν κρατεῖν καὶ εὐρίσκειν τὸ κατὰ καιρὸν γίνεσθαι πάσχα. On the lower margin of f. 215v, a modern hand has calculated the year: "1122"
Catalogues
Beneševič,V.: Catalogus codicum manuscriptorum graecorum qui in monasterio Sanctae Catharinae in Monte Sina asservantur, I, Sankt–Peterburg 1911, 19–20 (nr. 5), 609 (Sinait. gr. 44 + Petropol. gr. 268). 
Bernabò, M.: Voci dell'Oriente. Miniature e testi classici da Bisanzio alla Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Firenze 2011, 143 (Sinait. gr. 44).
Gardthausen, V.: Catalogus codicum graecorum Sinaiticorum, Oxford, 1886, 12 (Sinait. gr. 44). 
Granstrem, E. E.: “Katalog greceskich rukopisej leningradskich chranilišc: 4, rukopisi: XIII veka”, Vizantijskij vremennik 23 (1963), 166–204, 171 (nr. 315) (Petropol. gr. 268). 
Harlfinger, D./Reinsch, D./Sonderkamp, J./Prato, G.: Specimina Sinaitica. Die datierten griechischen Handschriften des Katharinen–Klosters auf dem Berge Sinai 9. bis 12. Jahrhundert, Berlin 1983, 43–44 (Sinait. gr. 44).
Husmann, H.: “Die datierten griechischen Sinai–Handschriften des 9. bis 16. Jahrhunderts, Herkunft und Schreiber”, Ostkirchliche Studien 27 (1978), 143–168, 149–150 (Sinait. gr. 44).
Kamil, M.: Catalogue of all manuscripts of the Monastery of St. Catharine on Mount Sinai, Wiesbaden 1970, 64 (nr. 44) (Sinait. gr. 44). 
Lake, K./Lake, S.: Dated Greek Minuscule Manuscripts to the Year 1200, VI, Boston (Massachusetts) 1937, 17 nr. 256 (Petropol. gr. 268). 
Parpulov, G.: Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, Plovdiv 2014, 55 note nr. 14, 62 note nr. 65 and 68, 111 note nr. 54, 282 note nr. 11 (Sinait. gr. 44 + Petropol. gr. 268). 
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 229, 288 (Sinait. gr. 44 + Petropol. gr. 268).