Minuscule 737 (Gregory-Aland)

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Minuscule 737
Text Gospel of Matthew
Date 13th century
Script Greek
Now at Bibliothèque nationale de France
Size 26.6 cm by 20.8 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V
Note

Minuscule 737 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), Θε306 (von Soden),[1][2] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament written on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 13th century. The manuscript has no complex contents.[3][4] Scrivener labelled it as 755e.[5]

Description[edit]

The codex contains the text of the Gospel of Matthew, on 176 parchment leaves (size 26.6 cm by 20.8 cm).[3] The text is written in one column per page, 28-30 lines per page.[3][6]

The text is divided according to the κεφαλαια (chapters), whose numbers are given at the margin, with their τιτλοι (titles) at the top of the pages.[6]

Text[edit]

The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[7]

History[edit]

Scrivener and Gregory dated the manuscript to the 13th century.[6] The manuscript is currently dated by the INTF to the 13th century.[4]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener (755) and Gregory (737). It was examined and described by Paulin Martin.[8] Gregory saw the manuscript in 1885.[6]

The manuscript is now housed at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Gr. 204) in Paris.[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hermann von Soden, Die Schriften des neuen Testaments, in ihrer ältesten erreichbaren Textgestalt / hergestellt auf Grund ihrer Textgeschichte (Berlin 1902), vol. 1, p. 264.
  2. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 74. 
  3. ^ a b c d Aland, K.; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 91. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  4. ^ a b c Handschriftenliste at the Münster Institute
  5. ^ 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. 270. 
  6. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 217. 
  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. 
  8. ^ Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs, relatif au N. T., conservé dans les bibliothèques des Paris (Paris 1883), p. 99

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