The James Catalogue of Western Manuscripts

Shelfmark O.4.21
Manuscript Title

Catena on Psalms 74-150

Alternative Title

Catena In Psalmos LXXIV-CL

James Number 1252
Date Cent. xvii (1604).
Century 17th
Physical Description

36 lines to a page. Well written.


Part of the Gale collection, given to T.C.C. by Roger Gale in 1738. G. 13. No. 299 (298). At the bottom of f.1 of text is Ἐκ τω̑ν Μητροφανου̑ς του̑ Κριτοπούλου.The colophon at end is Ἐν άλεξανδρεία ἔτους ᾷ̅χ̅δ̅ σωτηρίου . ἰουνίου γ̅. Metrophanes, afterwards Patriarch of Alexandria, was a protégé of Patrick Young. Catena in Psalmos lxxiv-cl.

Donor Gale, Roger (1672-1744), Antiquary
Size (cm) 31 x 20
Folio 455 ff.
Binding In the original binding of red skin over wooden boards: clasps gone.
Material Paper
Language Greek

In quires of 8 leaves.

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Εἰς τὸ τέλος μὴ διαφθείρης ἀσάφ κ.τ.λ.
Εἴρηται καὶ οὗτος ὁ ψαλμὸς ἐκ προσώπου
τω̑ν ἐν βαβυλω̑νι δορυαλώτων.
Ends f.452b: εἰ δὲ καὶ ἄλλοις δόξειε χρήσιμον, Θεῷ χαρίς . παρ' οὗ πᾶν ἀνθρώποις τὸ κατορθούμενον. αὐτῷ ἡ δόξα εἰς τοὺς αἰω̑νας . ἀμήν.
Then in Young's hand,
f.453 Ὑπόθεσις Εὐσεβίου του̑ παμφίλου εἰς τοὺς ρ̅ν̅ ψαλμούς
Πρω̑τος προτροπὴ θεοσεβείας.
Collated with Codex Theclae (Cod. A).
f.454 Ἑτέρα ὑπόθ. Εὐσεβ.
τῆς βιβλου τω̑ν ψαλμω̑ν ἡδὲ ἂν εἴη
του̑ αὐτου̑ εἰς το διάψαλμα.
Ἔγραψαν τὸ διάψαλμα.

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