Lectionary 305

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Lectionary 305
Text Evangelistarium †
Date 12th century
Script Greek
Found 1876
Now at Cambridge University Library
Size 25.5 cm by 20.8 cm
Type Byzantine text-type

Lectionary 305 (Gregory-Aland), designated by siglum 305 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering) is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th century. The manuscript is lacunose.

Description[edit]

The original codex contained lessons from the Gospels (Evangelistarium), on 171 parchment leaves, with some lacunae. The leaves are measured (25.5 cm by 20.8 cm).[1] It begins in Matthew 7:10.[2]

The text is written in Greek minuscule letters, in one column per page, 18 lines per page. The manuscript contains Gospel lessons for selected days only.[3][4]

The initial letters in red.[2]

History[edit]

Gregory dated the manuscript to the 12th century.[1] It is presently assigned by the INTF to the 12th century.[3][4]

F. S. Ellis bought it 1870.[1]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener[2] (291e) and Caspar René Gregory (number 305e).[1] It was examined by Hort. Gregory saw it in 1883.[1]

Currently the codex is housed at the Cambridge University Library (Add. Mss. 679.2) in the Cambridge.[3][4]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs’sche Buchhandlung. p. 413. 
  2. ^ 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. 348. 
  3. ^ 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. 237. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  4. ^ a b c Handschriftenliste at the INTF

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