Uncial 0104

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New Testament manuscripts
Uncial 0104
Text Matthew 23 †; Mark 1; 13-14 †
Date 6th-century
Script Greek
Now at Bibliothèque nationale de France
Size 32 x 22 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V

Uncial 0104 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 44 (Soden), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament. It is dated paleographically to the 6th-century.[1]


The codex contains a small parts of the Matthew 23:7-22; Mark 1:27-41; 13:12-14:3[2] on four parchment leaves (32 by 22 cm). It is written in two columns per page, 36 lines per page, in large uncial letters. It is a palimpsest, the upper text contains a homily in Hebrew.[1]

The text is divided according to the κεφαλαια (chapters), with τιτλοι (titles). It contains lectionary markings at the margin (for liturgical use).[3]

The Greek text of this codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Aland placed it in Category V.[1]

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 6th-century.[1][4]

The codex now is located in the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Suppl. Gr. 726, ff. 1-5, 8-10),[5] at Paris.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e 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. 121. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ Kurt Aland, Synopsis Quattuor Evangeliorum. Locis parallelis evangeliorum apocryphorum et patrum adhibitis edidit, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, Stuttgart 1996, p. XXIII.
  3. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 81. 
  4. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  5. ^ Uncial 0103 has a catalogue number Suppl. Gr. 726, ff. 6-7 in the same library, they were placed between leaves of Uncial 0104.

Further reading[edit]

  • J. H. Greenlee, Nine Uncial Palimpsests of the New Testament, S & D XXXIX (Salt Lake City, 1968).