Lectionary 52

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New Testament manuscripts
Lectionary 52
Text Evangelistarion, Apostolos
Date 14th-century
Script Greek
Now at State Historical Museum
Size 23.3 cm by 16.5 cm

Lectionary 52, designated by siglum 52 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering). It is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 14th-century.[1]


The codex is an Euchologium[2] with lessons from the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles and Epistles lectionary (Apostoloeuangelia), on 244 parchment leaves (23.3 cm by 16.5 cm), with some lacune. The text is written in one column per page, in 17-19 lines per page, in Greek minuscule letters.[1] It contains also some lessons from the Old Testament.[3]


The manuscript was examined by Matthaei.[3]

The manuscript is not cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3).[4]

Currently the codex is located in the State Historical Museum, (V. 261, S. 279) in Moscow.[1]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Aland, K.; M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 221. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1861). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament. London: George Bell & Sons. p. 214. 
  3. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig. p. 392. 
  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), pp. XXVIII, XXX.