Minuscule 310

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New Testament manuscripts
Minuscule 310
Text Gospel of Matthew
Date 12th century
Script Greek
Now at Bibliothèque nationale de France
Size 31 cm by 20.5 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V

Minuscule 310 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), Nμ21 (Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th century.[2]


The codex contains the text of the Gospel of Matthew 1:7-12:37; 16:4 on 378 parchment leaves (31 cm by 20.5 cm) with lacunae. The text is written in one column per page, in 27 lines per page.[2] The biblical text is surrounded by a catena.[3]


The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[4]


The manuscript was presented by Provost Arsenius to St. Saba's monastery.[3] It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz (1794-1852).[5] It was examined and described by Paulin Martin.[6] C. R. Gregory saw the manuscript in 1885.[3]

The manuscript is currently housed at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Gr. 202) at Paris.[2]

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  1. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 59. 
  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. 65. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  3. ^ a b c Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 178. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  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. 225. 
  6. ^ Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs relatifs au Nouveau Testament, conservés dans les bibliothèques de Paris (Paris 1883), p. 82

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