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Rahlfs 178

Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Grec 40 (olim 3421). No diktyon: 49601.
a. 1059; s. XIV; X  a. 1059 (scriptura superior): ff. 2r–7v, 9r–175v; s. XIV (scriptura superior): ff. 1–2, 8; s. X (scriptura inferior): ff. 1, 8 | Parchment (ff. 2–7, 9–175); Palimpsest (ff. 1, 8)  scriptura inferior (s. X), scriptura superior by Μανουὴλ Γαβαλᾶς (s. XIV), 176 ff., 130 × 100 mm, 1 col., 21 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Calligraphic minuscule, which is inclined to the right. It follows the tradition of Perlschrift, but it has shortened descenders. It bears some similarity with the so-called Reggio style, see RGK II 139; ff. 2r–7v, 9r–175v). | Scribes: Δημήτριος, πρεσβύτερος (s. XI)  ff. 2r–7v, 9r–175v. Cf. RGK II 139, Μανουὴλ Γαβαλᾶς (s. XIV)  ff. 1r–2r, 8r–v. Cf. RGK II 340.
Psalms and Odes. | The folios 1, 8 are parts of a palimpsest. The scriptura superior (s. XIV) consists of the Ps 1:1–2:6b, whereas the content of the scriptura inferior (s. X) has not yet been identified. | Text-type: L.
Content
1r–153rPs 1–151
153r–154rOde 1
154r–157vOde 2
157v–158vOde 3
158v–160vOde 4
160v–161rOde 5
161v–162rOde 6
162r–163vOde 7
163v–165rDaniel 3:46–51 and Ode 8
165r–166rOde 9
166r–167rOde 11 (Ode 10 is missing)
167r–168vOde 12
168v–169vOde 14
169v–170vThe Hymn of the Great Compline “Μεθ᾽ ἡμῶν ὁ Θεὸς” cf. Isaiah 8, 9–18
170v–171rMakarismoi
171rOde 13
171r–171vPrayers for the Holy Communion
171v–172rText on Biblical chronology, inc.“ἀπό τοῦ Ἀδὰμ ἕως τοῦ κατακλυσμοῦ ἔτη”, des. “ἔτη πεντάκις χίλια πεντακόσια”
172rOde 14
172vThe hymn “Ὁ μονογενὴς Υἱὸς καὶ Λόγος τοῦ Θεοῦ”
172v–173vThe Nicene Creed
173vThe Lord’s prayer
173v–174rThe hymn “Πληρωθήτω τὸ στόμα ἡμῶν αἰνέσεως, Κύριε”.
174rThe hymn “Νῦν αἱ δυνάμεις τῶν οὐρανῶν σὺν ἡμῖν ἀοράτως λατρεύουσιν”
174r–175vTroparia inc. “Τῶν ἁγίων ὁ χωρὸς· sic) εὗρεν πηγὴν τῆς ζωῆς”, des. “διὰ σοῦ εὕροιμεν παράδεισον, θεοτόκε ἀγνὴ εὐλογημένη: ἀλληλούϊα”
175vColophon by Δημήτριος
175v–176vHymns for the Lord’s resurrection by a later hand. Inc. “τῶν ἀγγέλον (sic) ὁ δῆμος κατεπλάγη”
Catalogues
Omont, H., Inventaire sommaire des manuscrits grecs de la bibliothèque nationale et des autres bibliothèques de Paris et des départements, Paris 1886, 7. 
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 198. 
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