Lectionary 123

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Lectionary 123
Text Evangelistarion
Date 10th century
Script Greek
Now at Vatican Library
Size 28.4 cm by 22.4 cm

Lectionary 123, designated by siglum 123 (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]

Description[edit]

The codex contains lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium) with some lacunae, on 197 parchment leaves (28.4 cm by 22.4 cm). It is written in Greek uncial letters, in two columns per page, 11 lines per page,[1] in large letters. It contains pictures.[2] It is very correctly written, without points.[3]

History[edit]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz.[4] It was examined by Alter and Bianchini.[2]

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

Currently the codex is located in the Vatican Library (Vat. gr. 1522) in Rome.[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. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig. p. 398. 
  3. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 1 (4th ed.). 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.

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