Lectionary 196

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New Testament manuscripts
Lectionary 196
Text Evangelistarion
Date 15th century
Script Greek
Now at Bodleian Library
Size 29 cm by 18 cm
Hand splendid

Lectionary 196, designated by siglum 196 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on paper. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 15th century.[1][2] Scrivener labelled it by 204evl.[3]


The codex contains lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium), on 155 paper leaves (29 cm by 18 cm).[1][2][3][4] The text is written in Greek minuscule letters, in one column per page, 26 lines per page.[1][2][4]

There are daily lessons from Easter to Pentecost.[1]


Scrivener and Gregory dated the manuscript to the 15th century.[3][4] Today it is dated by the INTF to the 15th century.[1][2]

Nicolaus, a presbyter, wrote his name and date 1626 on leaf 1.[4]

The manuscript was found in disorder.[4]

It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener (number 204). 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. 119) at Oxford.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f 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 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 d e f 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.


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