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MS. Holkham Gr. 3

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Diktyon no.: 48071

Liturgical Psalter (fols. 1r-252r); the 9 Canticles (ff. 252v-273v).

Contents

Language(s): Greek

The Psalter

With titles before each psalm and initial letters in red. Name of each psalm in margin (quite often cut after binding). Imperfect in the beginning (one folio is missing) from Ps. 2: 11⟨τρό⟩μῳ (μω MS) δράξασθε (δράξασθαι MS) παιδείας (παιδίας MS)…

(fols 1r-v)

Ps. 3

(fols 1v-2v)

Ps. 4

(fols 2v-4r)

Ps. 5

(fols 4r-5r)

Ps. 6

(fols 5r-6v)

Ps. 7

(fols 7r-7v)

Ps. 8

Kathisma 2

(fols 8r-11r)

Ps. 9

(fols 11r-12r)

Ps. 10

(fols 12r-12v)

Ps. 11

(fols 13r-v)

Ps. 12

(fols 13v-14r)

Ps. 13

(fols 14v-15r)

Ps. 14

(fols 15r-16r)

Ps. 15

(fols 16r-18r)

Ps. 16

(fols 18r-23v)

Ps. 17

Kathisma 3

(fols 23v-25r)

Ps. 18

(fols 25r-26r)

Ps. 19

(fols 26r-27v)

Ps. 20

(fols 27v-31r)

Ps. 21

(fols 31r-31v)

Ps. 22

(fols 31v-32v)

Ps. 23

(fols 32v-34v)

Ps. 24

Kathisma 4

(fols 34v-35v)

Ps. 25

(fols 35v-37v)

Ps. 26

(fols 37v-39r)

Ps. 27

(fols 39r-40r)

Ps. 28

(fols 40r-41r)

Ps. 29

(fols 41r-44r)

Ps. 30

(fols 44v-45v)

Ps. 31

(fols 45v-47v)

Ps. 32

Kathisma 5

(fols 48r-50r)

Ps. 33

(fols 50r-53v)

Ps. 34

(fols 53v-54v)

Ps. 35

(fols 54v-59r)

Ps. 36

(fols 59r-61r)

Ps. 37

Kathisma 6, but without title nor any indication

(fols 61r-62v)

Ps. 38

(fols 62v-65r)

Ps. 39

(fols 65r-66r)

Ps. 40

(fols 66r-68r)

Ps. 41

(fols 68r-68v)

Ps. 42

(fols 68v-71r)

Ps. 43

(fols 71v-73r)

Ps. 44

(fols 73v-74v)

Ps. 45

(fols 74v-75r)

Ps. 46

Kathisma 7

(fols 75r-76v)

Ps. 47

(fols 76v-78v)

Ps. 48

(fols 78v-81r)

Ps. 49

(fols 81r-83r)

Ps. 50

(fols 83r-84r)

Ps. 51

(fols 84v-85r)

Ps. 52

(fols 85r-86r)

Ps. 53

(fols 86r-88r)

Ps. 54

(fols 88r-89v)

Ps. 55

Kathisma 8 with no marking

(fols 89v-91r)

Ps. 56

(fols 91r-92r)

Ps. 57

(fols 92r-94r)

Ps. 58

(fols 94r-95v)

Ps. 59

(fols 95v-96r)

Ps. 60

(fols 96v-97v)

Ps. 61

(fols 97v-98v)

Ps. 62

(fols 98v-99v)

Ps. 63

(fols 100r-101v)

Ps. 64

Kathisma 9

(fols 101v-103v)

Ps. 65

(fols 103v-104r)

Ps. 66

(fols 104r-108r)

Ps. 67

(fols 108r-112r)

Ps. 68

(fols 112r-v)

Ps. 69

(fols 112v-115r)

Ps. 70

Kathisma 10

(fols 115r-116v)

Ps. 71

lacuna up until Ps. 71: 16, ἔσται στήρι(γμα...

(fols 117r-119r)

Ps. 72 acephalous starting from τῷ αὐτῶν καὶ στερέωμα Ps. 72: 4

(fols 119r-121v)

Ps. 73

(fols 121v-122v)

Ps. 74

(fols 122v-123v)

Ps. 75

(fols 123v-125v)

Ps. 76

(fols 126r-133v)

Ps. 77

(fols 133v-135v)

Ps. 78

(fols 135v-137v)

Ps. 79

(fols 137v-139r)

Ps. 80

(fols 139r-v)

Ps. 81

(fols 139v-141r)

Ps. 82

(fols 141r-142v)

Ps. 83

(fols 142v-143v)

Ps. 84

(fols 144r-145v)

Ps. 85

Kathisma 12, marked as 11

(fols 145v-146r)

Ps. 86

(fols 146r-148r)

Ps. 87

(fols 148r-153r)

Ps. 88

(fols 153r-155r)

Ps. 89

(fols 155r-156v)

Ps. 90

(fols 156v-158r)

Ps. 91

Kathisma 13, as 12

(fols 158r-v)

Ps. 92

(fols 158v-160v)

Ps. 93

(fols 160v-162r)

Ps. 94

(fols 162r-163v)

Ps. 95

(fols 163v-164v)

Ps. 96

(fols 164v-165v)

Ps. 97

(fols 165v-166v)

Ps. 98

(fol. 167r)

Ps. 99

(fols 167v-168r)

Ps. 100

(fols 168r-171r)

Ps. 101

Kathisma 14, as 13

(fols 171r-173v)

Ps. 102

(fols 173v-177r)

Ps. 103

(fols 177r-182v)

Ps. 104

(fols 182v-187v)

Ps. 105

Kathisma 15, as 14

(fols 187v-191v)

Ps. 106

(fols 191v-193r)

Ps. 107

(fols 193r-196r)

Ps. 108

(fols 196r-197r)

Ps. 109

Kathisma 16, as 15

(fols 197r-198r)

Ps. 110

(fols 198r-199r)

Ps. 111

(fols 199r-v)

Ps. 112

(fols 200r-202r)

Ps. 113

(fols 202r-v)

Ps. 114

(fols 203r-v)

Ps. 115

(fol. 203v)

Ps. 116

(fols 204r-206v)

Ps. 117

The Amomos

(fols 206v-213r)

Ps. 118

Kathisma 17 as 16

(fols 213r-218r)

Ps. 118, 2 stasis

(fols 218r-221v)

Ps. 118, 3 stasis

(fols 221v-222r)

Ps. 119

Kathisma 18 as 17

(fols 222r-v)

Ps. 120

(fols 223r-v)

Ps. 121

(fols 223v-224r)

Ps. 122

(fols 224r-v)

Ps. 123

(fols 224v-225r)

Ps. 124

(fols 225r-v)

Ps. 125

(fols 225v-226r)

Ps. 126

(fols 226r-v)

Ps. 127

(fols 226v-227v)

Ps. 128

(fols 227v-228r)

Ps. 129

(fols 228r-v)

Ps. 130

(fols 228v-230r)

Ps. 131

(fol. 230r)

Ps. 132

(fol. 230v)

Ps. 133

(fols 230v-232r)

Ps. 134

Kathisma 19, as 18

(fols 232r-233v)

Ps. 135

(fols 233v-234v)

Ps. 136

(fols 234v-235v)

Ps. 137

(fols 235v-237v)

Ps. 138

(fols 237v-238v)

Ps. 139

(fols 238v-240r)

Ps. 140

(fols 240r-v)

Ps. 141

(fols 240v-242r)

Ps. 142

(fols 242v-244r)

Ps. 143

Kathisma 20, as 19

(fols 244r-246r)

Ps. 144

(fols 246r-247r)

Ps. 145

(fols 247r-248r)

Ps. 146

(fols 248r-v)

Ps. 147

(fols 249r-250r)

Ps. 148

(fols 250r-v)

Ps. 149

(fols 250v-251r)

Ps. 150

(fols 251v-252r)

Ps. 151

(fol. 251r)

τέλος...θεῷ χάρις; see image….monocondylon

The 9 Canticles
(fols 252v-254v)

1

(fols 254v-260r)

2

(fols 260r-261v)

3

(fols 261v-264r)

4

(fols 264r-265v)

5

(fols 265v-266v)

6

(fols 266v-270v)

7

(fols 270r-v)

Hymn of the Three Children

(fols 270v-271v)

8

(fols 272r-v)

9, The song of the Theotokos

(fols 272v-273v)

9, The prayer of Zachariah, the father of the Forerunner.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Paper.
Extent: ii + 276 paper leaves + 3 paper end leaves (numbered as 274, 275, 276)
Dimensions (leaf): 135 × 95 mm.

Layout

15 lines per page.

Hand(s)

Dionysios Rakendytes, Repertorium No. 108; colophon fol. 273v

Decoration

Illumination: Gold(en) letters: fol. 1r

Additions:

Binding

Typical Holkham binding of brown leather, with Coke family ostrich crest in gilt in the centre of the upper cover: Date: early nineteenth century. Rebound by John Jones of Liverpool (worked for Holkham 1816-1823).

History

Origin: 1474

Provenance and Acquisition

Ownership Notes: fol. ir Holk Cat 21 –CI A11

Giustiniani

Holkham Hall

Record Sources

Description by Dimitrios Skrekas (February 2017), with the support of the Leventis Foundation, the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research, the Yerolemou Trust and the Michael Marks Charitable Trust.

Bibliography