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Codex Curiensis

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The Codex Curiensis known also as Fragmenta Curiensia, designated by a2 or 16 (in Beuron system), is a 5th-century AD 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,[1] on exactly two parchment leaves.[2]

It contains a fragments of the Gospel of Luke 11:11-29; 13:16-34.[3] Pierre Batiffol was the first to suggest that these fragments belong to the same manuscript.[1] They were first discovered by Hidber, professor of Berne, then described by E. Ranke.[1]

The Latin text of the codex is a representative of the Western text-type in itala recension.[3]

Currently it is housed at the Rhätisches Museum (Clm 6436) in Chur.[2]

See also



  1. ^ a b c Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 2 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 51.
  2. ^ a b Bruce M. Metzger, The Early Versions of the New Testament, Oxford University Press, 1977, p. 296.
  3. ^ a b Gregory, Caspar René (1902). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments, Vol. 2. Leipzig. p. 599. ISBN 1-4021-6347-9.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)

Further reading

  • Irico, Sacrosanctus evangeliorum codex s. Eusebii Magni, Mailand 1748.
  • Giuseppe Bianchini, Evangeliarium quadruplex Rom 1749.
  • Ranke, Ein kleiner Italafund, Theol. Stud. und Kritiken, Gotha 1872, p. 505-520.
  • Pierre Batiffol, Note sur un evangeliare de Saint-Gall, Paris 1884.
  • A. Jülicher, Itala. Das Neue Testament in Altlateinischer Überlieferung, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York, 1976.