Uncial 0135

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Uncial 0135
New Testament manuscript
Text Matthew †; Mark †; Luke
Date 9th century
Script Greek
Now at Biblioteca Ambrosiana
Size 14.3 x 12.5 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V

Uncial 0135 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 85 (Soden), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament, dated paleographically to the 9th century.


The codex contains a fragments of the Matthew, Mark, and Luke, on 16 parchment leaves (14.3 cm by 12.5 cm). It is written in two columns per page, 20 lines per page, in uncial letters.[1] It has breathings and accents.[2]

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 also another division according to the smaller Ammonian Sections, but without references to the Eusebian Canons. It contains lectionary markings at the margin.[2]

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 9th century.[3]

It is a palimpsest, the upper text was overwritten in 1415, it contains Erotemata grammaticalia (Ἐρωτήματα Γραμματικά) written by Manuel Moschopoulos.[1]

Gospel of Matthew 25:35-26:2; 27:3-17;
Mark 1:12-24; 2:26-3:10;
Luke 1:24-37; 1:68-2:4; 4:28-40; 6:22-35; 8:22-30; 9:42-53; 17:2-14; 18:7-9.13-19; 22:11-25.52-66; 23:35-49(?); 24:32-46,[4]

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


The codex is located now at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana (Q. 6 sup., fol. 15. 18. 31. 34. 47. 50. 62. 65) in Milan.[1]


There is inscription on folio 4 verso „Ex dono Io. Baptistae Portae Neapoli V. Clarissimi”. Gregory saw the manuscript in 1886.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d 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. 122. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ a b c Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: J.C. Hinrichs. p. 82. 
  3. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  4. ^ Kurt Aland, Synopsis Quattuor Evangeliorum. Locis parallelis evangeliorum apocryphorum et patrum adhibitis edidit, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, Stuttgart 1996, p. XXIV.

Further reading[edit]

  • Hermann von Soden, "Die Schriften des Neuen Testaments, in ihrer ältesten erreichbaren Textgestalt hergestellt auf Grund ihrer Textgeschichte," Verlag von Arthur Glaue, Berlin 1902, p. 82.
  • J. H. Greenlee, Nine uncial Palimpsests of the New Testament, S & D XXXIX (Salt Like City, 1968).

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