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Rahlfs 1655

London, British Library, Add. 21030. No diktyon: 38984.
s. XII | Parchment, 221 ff., 200 × 150 mm, 1 col., 15-16 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Large-sized rounded minuscule). | Provenance: Malula near Damascus, see the note on f. 1r from 1820. | Owner: Thomas Baylis purchased the manuscript in 1855..
Psalter. | Parpulov dates the manuscript to the 12th c., whereas Rahlfs, the catalogue of the British Museum and Richard date it to the 13th c. There is a floral headpiece on f. 1r. The titles and the initials are written in red ink. There are marginal notes in Greek added by later hands on ff. 76v-77r, 173v, 190v, 191r, 192r, 221v and some notes in Arabic on ff. 46r, 173v, 221v. | Text-type: L.
Content
Ir–IvFragments of prayers from another manuscript
1r–221rPs 1-150
Bibliography
Parpulov, G., Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, ca. 850–1350 AD, Plovdiv 2014, Appendix B1. 
Catalogues
Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts in the British Museum, 1854–1860, London 1875, 311. 
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen 2), Berlin 1914, 105. 
Richard, M.: Inventaire des manuscrits grecs du British Museum, Paris 1952, 36.