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New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library,  Beinecke MS 249
Description: ff. 331 + i - Nineteenth century. Edges spattered with red. Half tan calf, blind- and gold-tooled with marbled paper sides. - Belonged to Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford (1766-1827) and to Sir Thomas Phillipps (no. 7713). Purchased from Laurence Witten with funds from the Jacob Ziskind Charitable Trust in 1957. - Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 249.
Notes:-Manuscript on parchment, composed of two distinct parts, the first of which was added at a considerably later date to replace lost or damaged leaves at the beginning of the codex. Contains: 1) Michael Psellus, De Psalmorum titulis. 2) Cosmas Indicopleustes, Prologus in Psalmos. 3) Commentary on Psalms 1.1-10.2 [end Part I]; [begin Part II] Psalms 10.2-90. Folios 29 and 30 are misbound; they contain the text of Psalms 27.8-15 and 44.3-9. On f. 31r the text picks up where it ended on f. 28v, but portions are lost throughout the codex due to the placement of binding tape over the written space. 4) Odae.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 0
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Language: Greek Country: Byzantine Empire Century: 10th
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Description: - parchment - 185 x 136 mm.
Country: Byzantine EmpireCardinal point:
Region: ByzantiumCity:
Assigned Date: [ca. 900, ca. 1300]Searchable Date Range: 0900 - 1300
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Script: Part I (ff. 1-28): written in a heavy round minuscule. Part II (ff. 29-331): written in a fine regular hand with an admixture of uncial forms.
Notes: Crude headpiece (f. 11r), headings and small initials in red; some minor initials in gold. First leaf is rubbed and illegible in many places. Binding: Nineteenth century. Edges spattered with red. Half tan calf, blind- and gold-tooled with marbled paper sides.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1:
Other Associate: Cosmas Indicopleustes fl. 6th cent.
Other Associate: Psellus, Michael.
Title: Psalmi et odae cum catena, etc.
Subjects: Orthodoxos Ekklēsia tēs Hellados.; Catenae.; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.; Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven.; Odes, Greek.;
Language(s): Greek