Beta

Rahlfs 1882

Sinai, St. Catherine's Monastery, Sinaiticus gr. 259. No diktyon: 58634.
GA Number: 1240.
s. XII | Parchment, 277 ff., 1 col., 34 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Minuscule of Provincial area; Cf . Weitzmann - Galavaris (1990: 127)); Majuscule (Auszeichnungs-Majuskel). | Provenance: Unknown. | Owners: Makarios, kathigoumenos of St. Marina monastery in Selyvria  f. 216v, Ownership note, Year 1567  f. 277v.
Greek Psalter; New Testament; Liturgica. | The psalms begin with a rich decorative frieze. The other works also feature decorative headbands with geometric or phytomorphic motifs. The initial letters are decorated; each psalm's titles and each verse's initial letters are rubricated in red. Folios 105-116v were added later.Text-type: L.
Content
1r–54rPs 1-150
002r Epigram
54rPs 151
54v–56rOd 1
56r–56vOd 2
56v–57rOd 3
57rOd 4
57rOd 5
57r–57vOd 6
57v–58rOd 7
58r–58vOd 8
58vOd 9
Bibliography
Cassin, M.: “Fragments d'un manuscrit de Basile en majuscule. Histoire des textes et histoire des livres”, Byzantion 89 (2019), 59–90, 62–63.
Catalogues
Bernabò, M.: “L’illustrazione del Vecchio Testamento e la rovina dei manoscritti”, in Bernabò, M. (ed.), Voci dell'Oriente. Miniature e testi classici da Bisanzio alla Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Firenze 2011, pp. 143–178: 143.
Gardthausen, V.: Catalogus codicum graecorum Sinaiticorum, Oxford, 1886, 54. 
Gregory, C. R.: Textkritik des Neuen Testamentes, 3 vols, Leipzig 1900–1909, vol. III, 1136. 
Gregory, C. R.: Textkritik des Neuen Testamentes, 3 vols, Leipzig 1900–1909, vol. I, 248, 285, 307. 
Hatch, W. H. P.: The Greek Manuscripts of the New Testament at Mount Sinai, Paris 1932, Plate XLIV.
Kamil, M.: Catalogue of all manuscripts of the Monastery of St. Catharine on Mount Sinai, Wiesbaden 1970, 71 (nr. 284). 
Parpulov, G.: Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, Plovdiv 2014, 247, Appendix B1. 
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 292.
Sarris, N.: Classification of finishing tools in Greek bookbinding: establishing links from the Library of St Catherine's Monastery, Sinai, Egypt, PhD Thesis, London, University of the Arts, 2010, III, pp. 142, 162. 
Weitzmann, K. – Galavaris, G.: The Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai. The Illuminated Greek Manuscripts, Volume One: From the ninth to the twelfth Century, Princeton 1990, 126–128 (nr. 47).