W.733, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.733, Psalter, Greek, Ancient (to 1453) (1280-1320 CE, Eastern Mediterranean)

Holding institution classification: Psalter

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W733/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.733

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1255-1345

Language(s): Greek, Ancient


Country of production: Eastern Mediterranean

City or region of production: Unknown

Illumination contents: David drawn from Hades by an angel, Two sainted priests praying to God, Christ addressing David, Deacon with two priests below Christ, David addressing a group of men, A horse and a mule, Three saints, Potiphar sending Joseph to prison, Christ addressing the poor men, Christ blessing a tomb, David praying to Christ, An angel punishing David’s enemies, David praying, David venerating a Cross, Bishop saint, Sinner persecuting a Righteous man, Sinners shooting with bows and arrows, Angel punishing sinners, Saint giving alms, David pointing to a tree, Man holding moneybag and saint, Martyr dragged by a horse, Job and his friends on the rubbish heap, David between two men and God, The Rich laying up treasures, Peter’s repentance, Bishop saint praying to God, Saint giving alms, Judas and the high priests, David praying to God, Deer drinking water, David praying to God, the River Jordan, Stylite saint, God with the Sons of Kore and their fathers, David venerating an altar, King of Israel subduing peoples, Nations clapping their hands, Ascension of Christ, Man smoking a pipe, Sacrifice of Isaac, King David Penitent, Christ observes from heaven a man giving alms, St. Matthew, Judas receiving the thirty pieces of silver, David praying in a cave, David’s enemies attacked by foxes in a cave, David shrinks from a soldier, Jacob’s dream, A fortified city, Two men praying at an altar, Bishop saint praying to God, David pointing to God, David pointing to heaven, Mouths of the Blasphemers, Burning of the Nikomedeian Martyrs, Crucifixion, Baptism of Christ, Two men praying, Crucifixion, Sinners punished by an angel, Drowsy horseman, Jesus Christ blessing David, Joasaph, Moses and Aaron leading the Israelites, Christ enthroned, Moses teaches the law, Crossing of the Red Sea, Moses striking water from the rock, Bread of Angels, Gathering of quails, Gathering of manna, Plagues of Egypt, Crossing of the Red Sea, Mount Sion, David praying, The Sack of Jerusalem, God enthroned among Cherubim, Four saints, The Vine of the Lord, God speaking to David, Three Hierarchs, Joseph serving potiphar, Asaph pointing to God, Bishop saint giving alms, Tree with birds, Two monastic saints, Visitation, Poor man praying to God, Nations doing obeisance to God, David praying, the Cross on Golgotha, David before the City of Sion, Monastic saint, Solomon and David praying to God, Transfiguration, David anointed by Samuel, God blessing David and Solomon, Sun and Moon, King Praying to God on a mountain, An old man, Bishop saint, Two Novices Striking Semantra, David venerating God, Idol worshippers, God enthroned between Cherubim, Elevation of the Holy Cross, David praying to God, David praying to God, God blessing a poor man, David pointing to a bird on a tree, God looking down on earth, Angel savind a soul from Hades, Hermit fed by a raven, David praying to God, Old man and an eagle, Water flowing from the mountains, Water flowing amid the mountains, Sea and sea monsters, Female saint praying to God, Joseph sold into slavery, Plague of blood, Israel coming to Egypt, Two jews before Pharaoh, Israelites and the Pillar of Fire, Quails in the Desert, Egyptian sinking into the sea, Jews in the Wilderness, Earth swallowing Dathan, Flame burning up the wicked, Adoration of the golden calf, Monastic saint giving alms, Ship, Ascension of Christ, Seven sleepers of Ephesus, Judas’s suicide, Wicked man pursuing the poor and needy, Bishop praying to God, Nativity, Melchisedec, Job on the trash heap, Baptism of Christ, David pointing to an idol, Israel and Aaron, David drinking the cup of deliverance, Nations besieging David, Gates of Righteousness, Blameless ones, David praying, St. Zosimus Meeting St. Mary of Egypt in the Desert, Communion of St. Mary of Egypt, Monastic saint

Text contents: Incomplete Psalter

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Medium-weight parchment

Binding original?: N/A

Binding description: N/A

Folio height (in centimeters): 21.6

Folio width (in centimeters): 17.2

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