Minuscule 615

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Minuscule 615
New Testament manuscript
Text Catholic epistles, and Pauline epistles
Date 15th century
Script Greek
Now at Biblioteca Ambrosiana
Size 24.8 cm by 17.1 cm
Type mixed
Category none

Minuscule 615 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), α 560 (von Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament, on paper. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 15th century.[2] Tischendorf labeled it by 138a and 173p.[3]


The codex contains the text of the Pauline epistles and Catholic epistles on 202 paper leaves (size 24.8 cm by 17.1 cm). The text is written in one column per page, 19 lines per page.[2]

The order of books: Pauline epistles and Catholic epistles. Hebrews is placed after Epistle to Philemon.[3][4][4] It contains Martyrium Pauli.[5][6]


Aland the Greek text of the codex did not place in any Category.[7]


The manuscript once belonged to J. P. Pinelli.[4]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Johann Martin Augustin Scholz. Scholz examined it very slightly. Gregory saw the manuscript in 1886.[4]

Formerly it was labeled by 138a and 173p. In 1908 Gregory gave the number 615 to it.[1]

The manuscript currently is housed at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana (E. 102 sup.), at Milan.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 69. 
  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. 83.
  3. ^ 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. 294. 
  4. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig. p. 276. 
  5. ^ Catalogus graecorum Bibliothecace Ambrosianae (Mediolani 1906), vol. I, p. 354.
  6. ^ As Minuscule 384, Minuscule 462, Minuscule 2818.
  7. ^ 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. 139. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 

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