Lectionary 176

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Lectionary 176
New Testament manuscript
Text Apostolarion
Date 12th century
Script Greek
Found 1870
Now at Cambridge University Library
Size 25.5 by 20.8 cm

Lectionary 176, designated by siglum 176 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th century.[1] Formerly it was labelled as Lectionary 79a (Scrivener),[2] 77a (Gregory).[3]


The codex contains Lessons from the Acts, Catholic, and Pauline epistles lectionary (Apostolarion), on 96 parchment leaves (25.5 by 20.8 cm), with lacunae (six leaves). The text is written in Greek minuscule letters, in one column per page, 18 lines per page.[1]


The manuscript was bought from F. S. Ellis, 10 February 1870. It was examined by Fenton Hort. Gregory saw the manuscript in 1883.[3]

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

Currently the codex is located in the Cambridge University Library, (Add. Mss. 679.1) at Cambridge.[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. 229. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. pp. 371–372. 
  3. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 469. 
  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.