Lectionary 37

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New Testament manuscripts
Lectionary 37
Text Evangelistarion
Date 12th-century
Script Greek
Now at Vatican Library
Size 27.4 cm by 21.9 cm

Lectionary 37, designated by siglum 37 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering). It is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th-century.[1]


The codex contains only 13 lessons from the Gospels of John and Luke lectionary (Evangelistarium), with lacunae. It is written in Greek minuscule letters, on 184 parchment leaves (27.4 cm by 21.9 cm), in two columns per page, in 24 lines per page.[1][2][3]

It contains the pericope John 8:3-11.[2]


Formerly it was held at the Karakalou monastery at Athos peninsula.[2]

The manuscript was examined by Birch.[2]

The manuscript is sporadically cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).[4]

Currently the codex is located in the Vatican Library (Borg. Gr. 6) in Rome.[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. 221.
  2. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs. pp. 390–391. 
  3. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 330. 
  4. ^ 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), p. XXX.