Lectionary 168

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New Testament manuscripts
Lectionary 168
Text Apostolarion
Date 12th century
Script Greek
Now at Lambeth Palace
Size 27.3 by 21.1 cm

Lectionary 168, designated by siglum 168 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th century.[1] Formerly it was labelled as Lectionary 64a.[2] Scrivener designated it by 62a.[3]


The codex contains Lessons from the Acts and Epistles lectionary (Apostolarion) with lacunae at the end.[3]

The text is written in Greek minuscule letters, on 219 parchment leaves (27.3 cm by 21.1 cm), in two columns per page, 23 lines per page.[1]


The manuscript was examined by Bloomfield and Gregory.[2]

The manuscript is not cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).[4]

Currently the codex is located in the Lambeth Palace (1196) at London.[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. 228. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 468. 
  3. ^ a b 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. 370. 
  4. ^ 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.