Minuscule 753 (Gregory-Aland)

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New Testament manuscripts
Minuscule 753
Text Gospel of Matthew
Date 11th century
Script Greek
Now at Bibliothèque nationale de France
Size 20.3 cm by 15.1 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category none

Minuscule 753 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε1292 (von Soden),[1][2] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament written on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 11th century. The manuscript has no complex contents.[3][4] Scrivener labelled it as 760e.[5]


The codex contains the text of the Gospel of Matthew (23:11-21), on 1 parchment leaf (size 20.3 cm by 15.1 cm).[3]

The text is written in one column per page, 22 lines per page.[3]

The text is divided according to the Ammonian Sections, without references to the Eusebian Canons, it contains lectionary markings, but they were added by a later hand.[6]

Minuscule 2819[edit]

The leaf with text of Matthew 6:6-20 is classified as minuscule 2819 on the list Gregory-Aland. The size of the leaf is 15.5 cm by 11.6 cm). It is written in 1 column per page, 19 lines per page. It contains lectionary markings.[6][5]


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


Gregory dated the manuscript 753 to the 11th or 12th century.[6] The manuscript is currently dated by the INTF to the 11th century.[4] The manuscript 2819 Gregory dated to the 12th or 13th century.[6]

It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener (760) and Gregory (753). Gregory saw the manuscript in 1885.[6]

The manuscript is now housed at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Suppl. Gr. 1035) in Paris.[3][4]

See also[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. 167.
  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. 92. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  4. ^ a b c Handschriftenliste at the Münster Institute
  5. ^ a b 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 e Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 1. Leipzig. p. 218. 
  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. pp. 133, 139. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 

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