Minuscule 567

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New Testament manuscripts
Minuscule 567
Text Acts of the Apostles, Pauline epistles
Date 13th century
Script Greek
Now at National Library of France
Size 24.5 cm by 16.8 cm
Type -
Category none

Minuscule 567 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), α 363 (Soden),[1] also known as the Empress Theodora's Codex. It is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on parchment, dated palaeographically to the 13th century.[2] The manuscript is very lacunose. Formerly it was labelled by 120a and 141p.[3] The manuscript is lacunose.


The codex contains the text of Acts of the Apostles, Pauline epistles on 243 parchment leaves (size 24.5 cm by 16.8 cm) with numerous lacunae. Written in one column per page, 22 lines per page.[2] It contains Prolegomena, tables of the κεφαλαια are given before every book, lectionary markings, αναγνωσεις (lessons), subscriptions at the end of each book, and numbers of στιχοι.[4]

The order of books: Acts, Pauline epistles (Philemon, Hebrews), Catholic epistles.[4]


Acts 5:38-6:7; 7:6-16; 7:32-10:25; 28:23-31; Romans 1:1-2:25; 10:17-14:22' 1 Corinthians 6:19-7:12; 8:8-9:19; Ephesians 4:14-25; Philippians 1:6-4:23; Colossians; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-4:1; 5:26-28; 2 Thessalonians 1:1-10; 2 Ti 2:5-19; Tit 3:2-15; Philemon; James 2:23-3:8; 4:2-14; 5:20-end; 1 John 2:11-3:3; 3:24-5:14; 2 John 11-15; Jude.[4]


The Greek text of the codex Aland did not place in any Category.[5] It has several an unusual readings.[4]


The manuscripts was examined and described by Johann Martin Augustin Scholz, Henri Omont.[4]

The codex now is located at the National Library of France (Gr. 103A) 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. 68. 
  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. 79.
  3. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, vol. 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 293. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig. pp. 274–275. 
  5. ^ Kurt Aland, Barbara Aland, "The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism", transl. Erroll F. Rhodes, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1995, p. 133, 139.

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