Minuscule 797 (Gregory-Aland)

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Minuscule 797
Text Gospels
Date 14th century
Script Greek
Now at National Library of Greece
Size 18.5 cm by 13.5 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V
Note

Minuscule 797 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε535 (von Soden),[1][2] is a Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament written on paper. Palaeographically it has been assigned to the 14th century. The manuscript has complex contents.[3][4]

Description[edit]

The codex contains the text of the four Gospels, on 224 paper leaves (size 18.5 cm by 13.5 cm).[3] The text of John 21:25 was supplied by a later hand.[5]

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

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. There is no another division.[5]

It contains Argumentum, tables of the κεφαλαια, lectionary markings, incipits, αναγνωσεις (lessons), liturgical books Synaxarion and Menologion, and Verses in Mark.[5] It contains subscriptions added by a later hand.[1]

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 Kr in Luke 1 and Luke 20. In Luke 10 no profile was made. It belongs to the textual subgroup 35.[6]

The text of Pericope Adulterae (John 7:53-8:11) is marked by an obelus.[5]

History[edit]

According to C. R. Gregory the manuscript was written in the 14th century.[5] The manuscript is currently dated by the INTF to the 14th century.[4]

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

It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Gregory (797). Gregory saw the manuscript in 1886.[5]

The manuscript is now housed at the National Library of Greece (111) in Athens.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Soden, von, Hermann (1902). Die Schriften des neuen Testaments, in ihrer ältesten erreichbaren Textgestalt / hergestellt auf Grund ihrer Textgeschichte 1. Berlin: Verlag von Alexander Duncker. p. 209. 
  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, K.; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 94. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  4. ^ a b c Handschriftenliste at the Münster Institute
  5. ^ a b c d e f Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs’sche Buchhandlung. p. 223. 
  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; 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. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs’sche Buchhandlung. p. 219. 

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