Minuscule 777 (Gregory-Aland)

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Minuscule 777
Text Gospels
Date 12th century
Script Greek
Now at National Library of Greece
Size 21.5 cm by 15.5 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V
Note

Minuscule 777 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε469 (von Soden),[1][2] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament written on parchment. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 12th century. The manuscript has complex contents.[3][4]

Description[edit]

The codex contains the text of the four Gospels, on 185 parchment leaves (size 21.5 cm by 15.5 cm).[3] The text is written in one column per page, 29 lines per page.[3]

It contains 24 pictures.[5]

It contains miniatures similar to those from minuscule 2427.

Text[edit]

The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Hermann von Soden classified it to the textual family Kx.[6] Aland placed it in Category V.[7]

According to the Claremont Profile Method it represent the textual family Kx in Luke 1 and Luke 20. In Luke 10 no profile was made.[6]

It lacks texts of Matthew 16:2b–3 and Luke 22:43-44.[5]

History[edit]

C. R. Gregory dated the manuscript to the 12th century.[5] The manuscript is currently dated by the INTF to the 12th century.[4]

The manuscript was noticed in a catalogue from 1876.[8]

It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Gregory (777). Gregory saw the manuscript in 1886.[5]

The manuscript is now housed at the National Library of Greece (93) in Athens.[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. 197.
  2. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 75. 
  3. ^ a b c d Aland, Kurt; M. Welte, B. Köster, K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 93. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  4. ^ a b c Handschriftenliste at the Münster Institute
  5. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs. p. 221. 
  6. ^ a b Wisse, Frederik (1982). The Profile Method for the Classification and Evaluation of Manuscript Evidence, as Applied to the Continuous Greek Text of the Gospel of Luke. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 66. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 
  7. ^ Aland, Kurt; Barbara Aland; Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.) (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 139. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  8. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs. p. 219. 

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