Uncial 0272

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New Testament manuscripts
Uncial 0272
Text Luke 16-17 †; 19 †
Date 9th century
Script Greek
Now at British Library
Size 33 x 26 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V

Uncial 0272 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), is a Greek uncial manuscript of the New Testament. Paleographically it has been assigned to the 9th century.


The codex contains a small parts of the Gospel of Luke, on 3 parchment leaves (33 cm by 26 cm). It is written in two columns per page, 25 lines per page, in uncial letters. Formerly it was included together with Uncial 0271 and Uncial 0273 in Uncial 0133 (because of similarities).[1]

Currently it is dated by the INTF to the 9th century.[1][2]


The codex contains: Gospel of Luke 16:21-17:3(?).19-35(?); 19:15-31(?).[3] The text is not always legible.


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


Currently the codex is housed at the British Library (Add. 31919, f. 21, 98, 101) in London.[1]

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. 127. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  2. ^ "Liste Handschriften". Münster: Institute for New Testament Textual Research. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Kurt Aland, Synopsis Quattuor Evangeliorum. Locis parallelis evangeliorum apocryphorum et patrum adhibitis edidit, Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, Stuttgart 1996, p. XXVI.