Minuscule 229

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Minuscule 229
New Testament manuscript
Name Codex Escurialensis
Text Gospels
Date 1140
Script Greek
Now at Escurial
Size 14.2 cm by 11 cm
Category none

Minuscule 229 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 1206 (Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. It is dated by a colophon to 1140.[2]

Description[edit]

The codex contains the text of the four Gospels with two lacunae (Mark 16:16-20; John 1:1-11), on 297 parchment leaves (size 14.2 cm by 11 cm).[2] The leaves are arranged in octavo (eight leaves in quire).[3] The text is written in one column per page, 21 lines per page.[2]

It contains pictures and subscriptions at the end of each Gospel.[4] Many corrections were made in the 14th century.[5]

Kurt Aland the Greek text of the codex did not place in any Category.[6] According to the Claremont Profile Method it represents textual family Πa in Luke 1. In Luke 10 and Luke 20 it represents family Kx.[7]

History[edit]

According to the colophon it was: Ετελειωθη το παρων βιβλιον δια χειρος βασιλειου νοταριου του Αργυροπουλου μηνι ιαννουαριω εις α. Νυ του ςχμ ετους.[3]

The manuscript was written by Basilius, a notary from Argyropolis, in 1140. In the 14th century someone corrected text of the codex in many places.[5]

It was described by Daniel Gotthilf Moldenhawer, who collated it about 1783 for Andreas Birch (Esc. 8).[4] Emmanuel Miller described it very briefly in 1848.[3]

It is currently housed at the Escurial (Cod. Escurialensis, X. IV. 21).[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 56. 
  2. ^ a b c d 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 c Emmanuel Miller, Catalogue des manuscrits grecs de la bibliothèque de l'Escurial (Paris 1848), p. 407.
  4. ^ a b 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. 222. 
  5. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 169. 
  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. pp. 132, 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. 

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