Lectionary 116

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Lectionary 116
New Testament manuscript
Text Evangelistarion
Date 10th century
Script Greek
Now at Biblioteca Laurentiana
Size 30.5 cm by 22.8 cm

Lectionary 116, designated by siglum 116 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 10th century.[1]


The codex contains lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium), on 226 parchment leaves (30.5 cm by 22.8 cm). It is written in Greek uncial letters, in 2 columns per page, 20 lines per page,[1] 12-15 letters in line. It contains musical notes.[2] It is elegantly written.[3]


The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz.[4]

The manuscript is not cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).[5]

Currently the codex is located in the Biblioteca Laurentiana (Plutei VI.31) in Florence.[1]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Aland, Kurt; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 225. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig. p. 397. 
  3. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 1. London: George Bell & Sons. p. 335. 
  4. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 1. London. p. 331. 
  5. ^ The Greek New Testament, ed. K. Aland, A. Black, C. M. Martini, B. M. Metzger, and A. Wikgren, in cooperation with INTF, United Bible Societies, 3rd edition, (Stuttgart 1983), pp. XXVIII, XXX.