Codex Mediolanensis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Codex Mediolanensis or Fragmentum Mediolanense, designated by g2 or 52 (in Beuron system), is a 10th or 11th century Latin manuscript of the New Testament. The text, written on vellum, is a version of the Vetus Latina. The manuscript contains the fragments of the Gospel of Luke, on only 2 parchment leaves.[1] It was a lectionary.

It contains a fragments of the Acts of the Apostles 6:8-7:2; 7:51-8:4 on two folios. It was published by A. M. Ceriani.[1]

The Latin text of the codex is a representative of the Western text-type in itala recension.[2]

The manuscript was discovered by Ceriani.[3] Currently it is housed at the Ambrosian Library (B. 168) in Milan.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Bruce M. Metzger, The Early Versions of the New Testament, Oxford University Press, 1977, p. 303.
  2. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1902). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments. Vol. 2. Leipzig. p. 609. ISBN 1-4021-6347-9.
  3. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament, Vol. 2. London: George Bell & Sons. p. 52.

Further reading[edit]

  • A. M. Ceriani, Monumenta Sacra et Profana e codicibus praesertim Bibliotecae Ambrosianae, Vol. I, part II (Milan, 1866), pp. 127-128.
  • A. Jülicher, Itala. Das Neue Testament in Altlateinischer Überlieferung, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, New York, 1976.