Lectionary 28

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Lectionary 28
New Testament manuscript
Text Evangelistarion
Date 13th-century
Script Greek
Now at Bodleian Library
Size 25.5 cm by 19.5 cm
Hand carelessly written
Note ornamented

Lectionary 28, designated by siglum 28 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 13th-century.[1]


The codex contains lessons from the Gospels of John, Matthew, Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium), with lacunae. It is written in Greek minuscule letters, on 198 parchment leaves (25.5 cm by 19.5 cm), in 2 columns per page, 20-24 lines per page.[1] It contains musical notes.[2] It is ornamented. The manuscript was written by two careless hands.[3]


The codex was examined by Thomas Mangey and Griesbach.[4] C. R. Gregory saw it in 1883.[2]

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 (Auct. D. inf. 2. 14) in Oxford.[1]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments, (Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1994), p. 220.
  2. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs. p. 389. 
  3. ^ F. H. A. Scrivener, "A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament" (George Bell & Sons: London 1894), vol. 1, p. 329.
  4. ^ J. J. Griesbach, Symbolae criticae ad supplendas et corrigendas variarum Novi Testamenti lectionum collectiones. T. 1. Accedit Multorum N. T. Codicvm Graecorvm Descriptio Et Examen. Halle: Curt 1785
  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, XXIX.