Beta

Rahlfs 1895

Uppsala, Uppsala University Library, gr. 10. No diktyon: 64423.
DBBE ID: 16400.
a. 1369 | Parchment, 327 ff., 150 × 110 mm, 1 col., 17 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Archaizing hand). | Patron: Νικόλαος Κρητικός (14th c.), priest at the village Καϊάφας close to Chandax (Crete).  On Nikolaos and the identification of the village see PLP 13747. See also VG, p. 349.. | Provenance: Crete. | Owner: Adolf Fredrik Sturtzenbecker († 1784), priest at the Swedish legation of Constantinople.  The University Library of Uppsala acquired the manuscript in 1787 from his estate..
Psalms and Odes. | There is a phytomorphic pyle before Psalm 1 (f. 35r) and a decorated headband before Psalm 77 (f. 162v). The initials of the verses of the Psalms are rubricated. Three red dots mark the end of each verse. A monostich in dodecasyllabic metre precedes each of the Odes. Part of the text is lacking in Ps 17 and 21. The first 32 folios have been partially damaged.Text-type: L.
Content
1r–28vTroparia and Prayers
29r–31vEusebius of Ceasarea, On the diapsalms cf. the edition by Bandt (2019: 276)
31v–32vEusebius of Ceasarea, Hypothesis on the Psalms cf. the edition by Bandt (2019: 38)
33r–33vNotes on the liturgical use of the Psalter during Lent, tit. “ἑρμηνία (sic) τοῦ ψαλτῆρος πῶς ὀφείλει στιχολογεῖσθαι τῆ ἁγία καὶ μεγάλη τεσσαρακοστῆ”. see Parpulov (2014: 154-155)
34rBlank
34vScribblings
35r–280rPs 1–151 tit. Δαυὶδ προφήτου και βασιλέως μέλος
280v–282vOde 1
282v–287vOde 2
287v–289rOde 3
289r–291vOde 4
291v–292vOde 5
293r–294rOde 6
294r–296vOde 7
296v–299rDaniel 3:46-51 and Ode 8
299r–301rOde 9
301r–302vOde 11
302v–303rColophon by Nikolaos (d. 1369)
303r–303vEpigram on the Psalter
303vEpigram on the Psalter
304r–324vAcolouthia of the Akathistos Hymn
325r–326vHymns on the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary
326v–327vLiturgical treatise, tit: “ἑρμηνεία εἰς τὸ μεσωνυκτικὸν (sic) τοῦ σαββάτου”.
Bibliography
Bandt, C.: “Eusebius (?), De diapsalmate”, in C. Bandt, Fr. X. Risch and B. Villani, Die Prologtexte zu den Psalmen von Origenes und Eusebius (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur 183), Berlin–Boston 2019, pp. 273–277, 276.
Bandt, C.: “Origenes (?), De divisione psalmorum”, in C. Bandt, Fr. X. Risch and B. Villani, Die Prologtexte zu den Psalmen von Origenes und Eusebius (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur 183), Berlin–Boston 2019, 32–49, 38.
Crostini, B.: “Greek Manuscripts in Sweden. A Digital Catalogue (www.manuscripta.se)”, in P. Degni, P. Eleuteri, M. Maniaci (eds.), Greek Manuscript Cataloguing. Past, Present and Future (Bibliologia 48), Turhnout 2018, 59–66, 62–63.
Parpulov, G.: Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, ca. 850–1350 AD, Plovdiv 2014, 154–155, 224, 226 and Appendix B1. 
Catalogues
Graux, Ch.: Notices sommaires des manuscrits grecs de Suède, mises en ordre et complétées par Albert Martin, Paris 1889, 41–42. 
Rahlfs, A.: Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 301.