Minuscule 213

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Minuscule 213
Text Gospels
Date 11th century
Script Greek
Now at Biblioteca Marciana
Size 20.5 cm by 15.5 cm
Category none
Note marginalia

Minuscule 213 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 129 (Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 11th century.[2] It has marginalia.

Description[edit]

The codex contains almost complete text of the four Gospels, with only one lacunae, on 356 parchment leaves (size 20.5 cm by 15.5 cm);[2] the leaves are arranged in octavo (8 leaves in quire).[3] The text of John 19:6-21:25 was supplied in the 14th or 15th century.[4]

The text is written in one column per page, 18 lines per page.[4]

The text is divided according to the κεφαλαια (chapters), whose numbers are given at the margin, the τιτλοι (titles of chapters) at the top of the pages. There is also a division according to the smaller Ammonian Sections (in Mark 234, 16:9), with references to the Eusebian Canons, but often irregular used.[4]

It contains the Eusebian Canon tables at the beginning, lectionary markings at the margin for liturgical reading, a few αναγνωσεις (lessons), pictures, and numbers of Verses at the end of each Gospel.[5]

Text[edit]

The Greek text of the codex Kurt Aland did not include its text to any Category.[6]

According to the Claremont Profile Method it has mixed text in Luke 1, Luke 10, and Luke 20.[7]

It lacks the text of the Pericope Adulterae (John 7:53-8:11).[8]

History[edit]

The manuscript was examined by Birch[3] and Burgon. C. R. Gregory saw it in 1886.[4]

It is currently housed at the Biblioteca Marciana (Gr. Z 542), at Venice.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 55. 
  2. ^ a b c K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, "Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments", Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994, p. 60.
  3. ^ a b A. Birch, Variae Lectiones ad Textum IV Evangeliorum, Haunie 1801, p. LXV
  4. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 168. 
  5. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 220. 
  6. ^ Aland, Kurt; Aland, Barbara (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.). Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 138. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  7. ^ Wisse, Frederik (1982). The Profile Method for the Classification and Evaluation of Manuscript Evidence, as Applied to the Continuous Greek Text of the Gospel of Luke. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 57. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 
  8. ^ A. Birch, Variae Lectiones ad Textum IV Evangeliorum], Haunie 1801, p. 427

Further reading[edit]

  • J. Neville Birdsall, The Missing Leaves of Codex 213 of the New Testament JTS IX (1958), pp. 78-81.

External links[edit]

  • R. Waltz, Minuscule 213 at the Encyclopedia of Textual Criticism