Lectionary 265

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New Testament manuscripts
Lectionary 265
Text Evangelistarium
Date 10th century
Script Greek
Now at Biblioteca Marciana
Size 34 cm by 26 cm
Hand barbarously written

Lectionary 265, designated by siglum 265 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 10th century.[1][2] Scrivener labelled it as 171e,[3] Gregory by 158e.[4] The manuscript has no complex contents.[1]


The codex contains lessons from the Gospel of John, Matthew, and Luke (Evangelistarium),[4] with lacunae at the beginning.[3]

The text is written in Greek large uncial letters, on 78 parchment leaves (34 cm by 26 cm), in two columns per page, 20 lines per page.[1] It is ornamented.[4]


Scrivener and Gregory dated the manuscript to the 10th century.[3][4] It has been assigned by the Institute for New Testament Textual Research (INTF) to the 10th century.[1][2]

It has also note "Gallicio 1624".[4]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener (number 171e) and Gregory (number 265e). Gregory saw the manuscript in 1886.[4] It was described by Carlo Castellani.

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

The codex is housed at the Biblioteca Marciana (Gr. I.45 (927)) in Venedig.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c d e Aland, K.; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 234. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ a b c Handschriftenliste at the 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. 339. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 409. 
  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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