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Rahlfs 267

Rome, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Ott. gr. 294. No diktyon: 65537.
s. XIII, XIV–XVI  s. XIII: ff. 8r–277r; s. XIV–XVI: ff. 1r-7v, 277r-297r (written by several different hands) | Parchment, 298 ff., 170 × 110 mm, 1 col., 17–19 lines per page. |  Minuscule (Fettaugenmode; ff. 8r-277r).
Psalms and Odes with commentary. | The titles and the initials of the Psalms are highlighted in red ink.Text-type: L.
Content
1rScribblings and notes by later owners
1vThe Nicene Creed
2rPrayer (tit: εὐχὴ εἰς πονηρὸν λογισμόν)
2v–3vPrayers
4r–7vHymns of the Matins
8r–16vCommentary on the Psalms by Euthymios Zigabenos. ed. PG 128: 53-81
16v–19vCommentary on Psalms in decapentasyllables by Michael Psellos, under the name of Cosmas Indicopleustes. Poem 54, ed. Westerink (1992: 327-333)
20v–257rPs 1–151. Each Psalm is usually preceded by two short commentaries. The first one is ascribed to Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos (ca. 1256–1335) and contains several passages by Zygabenos’ commentary. The second one consists of verses by Psellos’ commentary on the Psalms (poem 54).
257v–259vOde 1
259v–264vOde 2
264v–266rOde 3
266r–268rOde 4
268v–269vOde 5
269v–270vOde 6
270v–273rOde 7
273r–275rDaniel 3:46-51 and Ode 8
275v–277rOde 9
277r–277vLater note on the liturgical use of the Psalms.
278r–280vFragments from Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos’ metrical synaxarium.
281r–285rLiturgical canon (tit. Κανὼν εἰς τὸν φύλακα ἄγγελον τῆς ζωῆς τοῦ ἀνθρώπου).
285v–287rLiturgical canon dedicated to Christ.
287v–288rFragments from Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos’ metrical synaxarium.
288v–289rContinuation of the canon.
289v–290rFragments from Nikephoros Kallistos Xanthopoulos’ metrical synaxarium.
290v–293vContinuation of the canon.
294r–295vLiturgical hymns of the Matins.
296r–297rFragments of theological and liturgical texts.
297v–298vScribblings and notes by later owners.
Bibliography
Parpulov, G., Toward a History of Byzantine Psalters, ca. 850–1350 AD, Plovdiv 2014, Appendix B1. 
Westerink, L. G., Michaelis Pselli Poemata, Stutgardiae et Lipsiae 1992, 327–390.
Catalogues
Féron, E., F. Battaglini, Bibliothecae Apostolicae Vaticanae... Codices manuscripti graeci Ottoboniani, Romae 1893, 158–159. 
Rahlfs, A., Verzeichnis der griechischen Handschriften des Alten Testaments (Mitteilungen des Septuaginta–Unternehmens der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 2), Berlin 1914, 241.