Psalterium Graeco-Latinum

Title:
Psalterium Graeco-Latinum
Library:
Universit├Ątsbibliothek
Language:
Greek, Latin
City:
JENA, Germany
Shelf Mark:
Codex A.VII.3
Alternate Names:
Greek and Latin Psalter -- Greek-Latin Psalter -- Codex Basiliensis A. VII. 3 --
Origin:
Irish center on the continent, perhaps Sankt Gallen, Switzerland --
Dimensions:
99 folios -- 223 x 170-175 mm.
Date Description:
Middle to second half of 9th century
Content:
The Psalms in Greek with interlinear Latin translation (fols. 4r-97v) -- prayers and hymns, many with strong Irish associations -- [see pp. xv-xviii of introduction to facsimile for a detailed list of contents] --
Hand:
Greek in western majuscule -- Latin (interlinear) in Insular minuscule --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
decorated initials (color and red dots) -- Titles and numbering of the Greek Psalms are in red --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] General Collection BS 1425 .G793 B5 1960 Non-Circulating [another copy, with same call no., in Rm. 715]
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Complete, full-size (?), monochrome reproduction of the entire manuscript -- may be slightly reduced, but it is more likely that the margins are not fully reproduced -- curious treatment of some marginalia (see e.g., the cross on fol. 1v) -- each reproduced page is surrounded by additional white margin --
Series:
Umbrae Codicum Occidentalium 5
Publication Date:
1960
Place of Publication:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher:
North-Holland Publishing Co.
Notes:
Introduction by Ludwig Bieler --
Type of Text:
Biblical, bilingual, devotional, didactic, psalms, Psalter, religious, translation