Minuscule 297

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Minuscule 297
Text Gospels
Date 12th century
Script Greek
Now at Bibliothèque nationale de France
Size 13.7 cm by 9 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V
Note marginalia

Minuscule 297 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 1200 (Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th century.[2] It has marginalia

Description[edit]

The codex contains a complete text of the four Gospels on 196 parchment leaves (13.7 cm by 9 cm). The text is written in one column per page, in 28 lines per page.[2]

It contains tables of the κεφαλαια (tables of contents) before each Gospel, (not τιτλοι), some Ammonian Sections, lectionary markings at the margin, incipits, Synaxarion, and Menologion.[3][4]

On leaf 186 it has some excerpts from Gerasimus.[3]

Text[edit]

The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[5] According to the Claremont Profile Method it represents textual family Kx in Luke 1; in Luke 10 it has mixed Byzantine text, in Luke 20 it has mixed text.[6]

The text of the Pericope Adulterae (John 7:53-8:11) is omitted, but it was supplied by a later hand.[3]

History[edit]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz (1794-1852).[7] It was examined and described by Paulin Martin.[8] C. R. Gregory saw in 1885.[3]

The manuscript is currently housed at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Suppl. Gr. 140) at Paris.[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. 58. 
  2. ^ 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. 64. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  3. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 177. 
  4. ^ 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. 228. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ 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. 58. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 
  7. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament 1. London: George Bell & Sons. p. 225. 
  8. ^ Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs relatifs au Nouveau Testament, conservés dans les bibliothèques de Paris (Paris 1883), p. 74

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