Codex Carinthianus

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The Codex Curinthianus, designated by β or 26 (in Beuron system), is a 6th or 7th century Latin manuscript of the New Testament. The text, written on vellum, is a version of the old Latin. The manuscript contains the fragments of the Gospel of Luke, on only 2 parchment leaves.[1]

It contains a fragments of the Gospel of Luke 1:64-2:50 on two folios.[1] It was published by Donatien de Bruyne.[1]

The Latin text of the codex is a representative of the Western text-type in itala recension.

Currently it is housed at the St. Paul's Abbey in the Lavanttal (Stiftsbibliothek, 25.3.19) in Carinthia.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Bruce M. Metzger, The Early Versions of the New Testament, Oxford University Press, 1977, p. 296.

Further reading[edit]

  • D. de Bruyne, RBén, XXXV (1923), pp. 62-80.
  • A. Jülicher, Itala. Das Neue Testament in Altlateinischer Überlieferung, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York, 1976.