Lectionary 194

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Lectionary 194
New Testament manuscript
Text Evangelistarion †
Date 10th century
Script Greek
Now at Bodleian Library
Size 32.5 cm by 23.5 cm
Note rubricated

Lectionary 194, designated by siglum 1943 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 10th century. The manuscript is lacunose.[1][2] Scrivener labelled it by 202evl.[3]


The codex contains lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium) with numerous lacunae.[1][2][3][4] It is written in Greek uncial letters, on 259 parchment leaves (32.5 cm by 23.5 cm), in two columns per page, 18 lines per page.[1][2][4] The uncials are leaning a little to the left. Passages and directions are written in later minuscule hand. It contains musical notes.[3]

There are daily lessons from Easter to Pentecost.[3]


Usually it is dated to the 10th century.[1][2]

It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener (number 202). Gregory saw it in 1883.[4]

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

Currently the codex is located in the Bodleian Library (Canonici Gr. 85) at Oxford.[1][2]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Aland, Kurt; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 230. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ a b c d e INTF
  3. ^ a b c d 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. 341. 
  4. ^ a b c Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 403. 
  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.


  • Alexander Turyn, Dated Greek Manuscripts of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries in the Libraries of Great Britain, Dumbarton Oaks Series XVII, (Washington, D. C., 1980), 67, p. 99.

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