Stoudios Monastery in Constantinople, 1066
Tempora and gold on vellum (208 fol.)
The British Library
The psalter is named after its saint, the priest Theodore, from the Cappadocian city of Caesarea. He later emigrated the capital, where he became a monk at the celebrated Stoudios Monastery. In 1066, he copied the Psalms and the Odes for the use of the monastery’s abbot, Michael.
Call of David from his flocks (f. 190r)