Lectionary 60

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Lectionary 60
Text Evangelistarion, Apostolos
Date 1021
Script Greek
Now at Bibliothèque nationale de France
Size 23.5 cm by 17 cm
Note remarkable readings

Lectionary 60, designated by siglum 60 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment leaves. It is a lectionary (Evangelistarion, Apostolos). It is dated by a colophon to the year 1021.[1]

Description[edit]

The codex contains lessons for selected days only from the Gospel of John, Gospel of Matthew, Gospel of Luke, and Acts of the Apostles.[2] It is written in Greek minuscule letters, on 195 parchment leaves (23.5 cm by 17 cm). The text is written in one column per page, in 28 lines per page.[1] It contains many valuable readings (akin to those of codices A, D, E), but with numerous errors.[3] In Acts of the Apostles and Epistles it is close to 158.[4]

In Mark 10:40 it has textual variant ητοιμασται παρα του πατρος instead of ητοιμασται (majority mss). Some manuscripts have ητοιμασται υπο του πατρος μου (א*, b, (Θ παρα), f1 1071 1241 ita, itr1 Diatessaron).[5]

In Luke 15:21 it has additional reading ποιησον με ως ενα των μισθιων σου; the reading is supported by Sinaiticus, Vaticanus, Bezae, Monacensis, 33, 700, 1195, 1216, 1230, 1241, 1253, 1344, 13, 15, 80, 185.[6]

In Acts 18:26 it reads την οδον του θεου along with \mathfrak{P}74, א, A, B, 33, 88 181, 326, 436, 614, 2412, 1356.[7]

In Acts 20:28 it reads θεου along with Sinaiticus, Vaticanus, Uncial 056, 0142, 104, 614, 629, 1505, 1877, 2412, 2495.[8]

In Acts 27:16 it reads Κλαυδαν for Καυδα, this reading is supported by 88 and 104.[9]

In Acts 28:1 it reads Μελιτηνη for Μελιτη.[10]

History[edit]

The manuscript was written by Helias, a priest and monk, "in castro Colonia", for the use of the French monastery of St. Denys.[3] It belonged to the monastery Dionysius, then to de Thou, then to Colbert. It was examined by Moutfaucon.[2] The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz.[3]

It was examined and described by Henri Omont[11] and Paulin Martin.[12]

The manuscript is cited in the critical editions of the Greek New Testament (UBS3),[13] it was used for the Editio Critica Maior.[14]

Currently the codex is located in the Bibliothèque nationale de France, (Gr. 375) in Paris.[1]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 222. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  2. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs. p. 392–393. 
  3. ^ a b c Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 332. 
  4. ^ Scrivener, A Plain Introduction..., p. 333.
  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), p. 168.
  6. ^ 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. 277.
  7. ^ UBS3, p. 491.
  8. ^ UBS3, p. 499.
  9. ^ UBS3, p. 522.
  10. ^ UBS3, p. 525.
  11. ^ Henry Omont, Fac-similés des manuscrits grecs datés de la Bibliothèque Nationale du IXe et XIVe siècle (Paris, 1891), 14.
  12. ^ Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs, relatif au N. T., conservé dans les bibliothèques des Paris (Paris 1883), p. 144
  13. ^ 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. XXVIII.
  14. ^ List of manuscripts chosen for the Editio Critica Maior of Acts INTF

Further reading[edit]

  • Henri Omont, Fac-similés des manuscrits grecs datés de la Bibliothèque Nationale du IXe et XIVe siècle (Paris, 1891), 14.