Minuscule 41

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Minuscule 41
Text Matthew, Mark
Date 11th century
Script Greek
Now at Bibliothèque nationale de France
Size 30.7 cm by 23.6 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category none
Note marginalia

Minuscule 41 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 11th century.[1] It has marginalia.

Description[edit]

The codex contains the text of the Gospels Matthew and Mark, on 224 parchment leaves (30.7 cm by 23.6 cm), with some lacunae. About 30 leaves lost.[2] The large initial letters in red.

The text is written stichometrically in one column per page, 31 lines per page. The biblical text of Matthew and Mark is surrounded by a catena (in Mark commentary of Victorinus).[2][3]

The text is divided according to the κεφαλαια (chapters), whose numbers are given at the margin, and their τιτλοι (titles of chapters) at the top.[2]

It contains table of the κεφαλαια (table of contents) (only in Mark), lectionary markings at the margin (for liturgical use), and subscriptions at the end of each Gospel, with numbers of στιχοι.[2]

Text[edit]

Kurt Aland the Greek text of the codex did not place in any Category.[4]

History[edit]

The manuscript was examined and described by Montfaucon, Wettstein, Scholz, and Paulin Martin.[5]

It was added to the list of the New Testament manuscripts by Wettstein. C. R. Gregory saw the manuscript in 1885.[2]

It is currently housed at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Coislin Gr. 24) at Paris.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b K. Aland, M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack, "Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments", Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York 1994, p. 49.
  2. ^ a b c d e Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs'sche Buchahandlung. p. 138. 
  3. ^ 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. 196. 
  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. ^ Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs, relatif au Nouveau Testament, conservé dans les bibliothèques des Paris (Paris 1883), p. 50

Further reading[edit]

  • Bernard de Montfaucon, Bibliotheca Coisliniana olim Segueriana, Paris: Ludovicus Guerin & Carolus Robustel, 1715, p. 75.
  • Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs, relatif au Nouveau Testament, conservé dans les bibliothèques des Paris (Paris 1883), p. 50.