Minuscule 871 (Gregory-Aland)

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Minuscule 871
Name Cod. Vaticanus 2117
Text Gospels
Date 13th century
Script Greek
Now at Vatican Library
Size 13.2 cm by 11.1 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category none
Note marginalia

Minuscule 871 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 102 (von Soden),[1][2] is a 13th-century Greek minuscule manuscript of the New Testament on parchment. The manuscript has not survived in complete condition. It has some marginalia.

Description[edit]

The codex contains the text of the four Gospels with some lacunae (Matthew 28:11-20; John 1:1-36)[1] on 164 parchment leaves (size 13.2 cm by 11.1 cm). The text is written in one column per page, 29 lines per page.[3][4][5] It has decorated head-pieces. According to Scrivener it is a beautiful copy.[6]

The text is divided according to the κεφαλαια (chapters), whose numbers are given at the margin, and their τιτλοι (titles of chapters) at the top of the pages.[5][6]

It contains Prolegomena, tables of the κεφαλαια (tables of contents) before each Gospel, subscriptions at the end of each Gospel (added later hand).[5]

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. Kurt Aland did not place it in any Category.[7] According to the Claremont Profile Method it represents textual group 1519 in Luke 1, Luke 10, and Luke 20.[8]

History[edit]

F. H. A. Scrivener and C. R. Gregory dated the manuscript to the 11th century. Currently the manuscript is dated by the INTF to the 13th century.[4]

The manuscript was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scrivener (687e),[6] Gregory (871e). Gregory saw it in 1886.[5]

Currently the manuscript is housed at the Vatican Library (Gr. 2117), in Rome.[3][4]

See also[edit]

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. 138. 
  2. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 77. 
  3. ^ a b Aland, Kurt; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 98. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  4. ^ a b c "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 7 October 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 228. 
  6. ^ a b c 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. 266. 
  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. ^ 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. 67. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 4 October 2011.