Codex Claromontanus V

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Folio 38 recto with text of Matthew 20:27-30

The Codex Claromontanus V, designated by h in traditional system or by 12 in the Beuron system, is a 4th- or 5th-century Latin manuscript of the New Testament. The text, written on vellum.


The manuscript contains the text of the four Gospels with lacunae in Matthew 1:1-3:15; 14:44-18:12 on 66 parchment leaves. It contains the Ammonian Sections and Eusebian Canons, it uses abbreviations.[1]


Folio 166 recto with text of Luke 10:41-11:5

The text of the codex represents Old Latin textual tradition in the Gospel of Matthew. In rest of Gospels it has text of Vulgate.[1]

The nomina sacra are written in an abbreviated way.[2]


The manuscript was bought by Pius VI (1775-1798).[3]

The text of the codex was edited by Paul Sabatier, Angelo Mai, Johannes Belsheim, and Jülicher.


The codex is located, in the Vatican Library (Lat. 7223) at Vatican.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Bruce M. Metzger, The Early Versions of the New Testament, Oxford University Press, 1977, p. 298.
  2. ^ F. C. Burkitt, On Codex Claromontanus (h), (JTS, London 1903), pp. 587–588.
  3. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1902). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. Vol. 2. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 605. ISBN 1-4021-6347-9.

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